Whatever you do today, Nordson Corporation is likely a part of it. We engineer, manufacture and market differentiated products and systems used for precision dispensing and processing in a variety of end markets, from packaging to transportation and medical to electronics. Founded in 1954, we operate under the values of integrity, respect for people, customer passion, energy and excellence. Nordson is headquartered in the United States in Westlake, Ohio, and has direct operations in more than 30 countries to support our products and systems with application expertise and a direct global sales and service organization.
Company Growth (employees)
Westlake, US
Size (employees)
6,127 (est)-1%
Nordson was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Westlake, US

Nordson Office Locations

Nordson has an office in Westlake
Westlake, US (HQ)
28601 Clemens Rd

Nordson Metrics

Nordson Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.8 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$993.5 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$271.8 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$7.2 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Oct-2016)

$67.2 m
Nordson's current market capitalization is $7.2 b.
Nordson's revenue was reported to be $1.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$323.8 m$367.1 m$1.7 b$1.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$676.8 m$758.9 m$774.7 m$815.5 m

Gross profit

($352.9 m)($391.8 m)$914 m$993.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

$542.3 m$578 m

Operating expense total

$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.4 b


$323.5 m$367.1 m$317.7 m$388.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$14.8 m$15 m$18.1 m$21.3 m

Interest income

$421 k$581 k

Pre tax profit

$311.1 m$352.5 m$300.9 m$368.5 m

Income tax expense

$89.3 m$105.7 m$89.8 m$96.7 m

Net Income

$221.8 m$246.8 m$211.1 m$271.8 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$42.4 m$42.3 m$50.3 m$67.2 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$600.6 m$672.7 m$711.6 m$745.6 m


$201 m$224.4 m$249.9 m$273.1 m


$939.2 m$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Total Assets

$2 b$2.3 b$2.4 b$2.4 b

Accounts Payable

$62.1 m$68.5 m$68.2 m$75.1 m

Total Debt

$641.8 m$789 m$1.1 b$946.7 m

Current Liabilities

$235.5 m$370.9 m$290.8 m$331.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$304.5 m$328.6 m$349 m$376.6 m

Retained Earnings

$1.4 b$1.6 b$1.7 b$1.9 b

Total Equity

$887.9 m$904.8 m$660 m$851.6 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.7 x0.9 x1.7 x1.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.5 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.5 x3.6 x2.8 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$221.8 m$246.8 m$211.1 m$271.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$31.8 m$34.4 m$37.7 m$41.2 m

Accounts Receivable


($11 m)($8.7 m)($14 m)$1.8 m

Accounts Payable

($2.5 m)$6.9 m($1.3 m)$7.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$268.4 m$288.2 m$262 m$331.2 m

Purchases of PP&E

($47.2 m)($43.6 m)($62.1 m)($60.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($220.5 m)($230.5 m)($138.5 m)($102.2 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($208.1 m)($107.6 m)($289.2 m)($392.8 m)

Dividends Paid

($40.5 m)($48.4 m)($54.8 m)($56.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($52.4 m)($53.5 m)($111 m)($210.3 m)

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