Nordson Corporation ( NDSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NDSN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $64.87, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NDSN was $64.87, representing a -23.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.45 and a 10.85% increase over the 52 week low of $58.52.
NDSN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). NDSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports NDSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 8.12%, compared to an industry average of -7.9%.
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