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Stock Risk Measures for Nordson Corp

A quantitative factor review as of March 31, 2021.
  1. Company Info - Description, identity and sector data.
  2. Share Data - Stock earnings and key dates.
  3. Market Risk - Beta, size, liquidity and momentum measures.
  4. Financial Risk - Earnings and dividends.
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Updated: April 02, 2021
See how we arrive at an overall risk score of 61 for NDSN below.

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NDSN Risk Report


Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Nordson Corp. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.

We show how NDSN stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Manufacturing sector and Heating Equipment (except Warm Air Furnaces) Manufacturing industry.

Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.

Company Info

Business Description

Company logo Nordson Corporation is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures dispensing equipment for consumer and industrial adhesives, sealants and coatings. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components, technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes as well as medical devices and component technologies. The company is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, and has direct operations and sales-support offices in approximately 30 countries. In 2008, Nordson's assembly facility in Swainsboro, Georgia was the subject of a "Best Plants" profile by IndustryWeek magazine.


Sector and Industry

Share Data


Earnings and Dividends

Market Risk Measures

Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.

Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.

Systematic Risk

Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)

Company Size

Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)

Trading Liquidity

Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)

Price Momentum

Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)

Financial Risk Measures

Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.

Earnings Yield

Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)

Dividend Yield

Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)

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