Nordson Corp. (NDSN) Tops Q1 EPS by 26c, Revenues Beat; Offers FY21 EPS Mid-Point Guidance Above Consensus

February 22, 2021 4:39 PM EST

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Nordson Corp. (NASDAQ: NDSN) reported Q1 EPS of $1.32, $0.26 better than the analyst estimate of $1.06. Revenue for the quarter came in at $527 million versus the consensus estimate of $509.88 million.

  • Sales were $527 million, a 6% increase over prior year
  • Operating profit was $109 million, or 21% of sales, a 39% increase over prior year
  • Earnings were $1.32 per diluted share, a 48% increase over prior year

“I am very pleased with the solid start to the year, particularly in our return to year-over-year organic sales growth and the significant profit margin expansion as strategic actions taken in fiscal year 2020 began delivering results. While this remains a dynamic macro-environment, we are encouraged by the order entry momentum we started to see within the quarter, particularly in product lines serving the medical and electronics end markets,” said Nordson President and Chief Executive Officer Sundaram Nagarajan. “I am very thankful for the energy and commitment of our employees, who continue to manage through the uncertainty of COVID-19 while also deploying our new NBS Next growth framework and making a strong Nordson even stronger.”

GUIDANCE:

Nordson Corp. sees FY2021 EPS of $6.30-$6.70, versus the consensus of $6.47.

  • Fiscal 2021 full year sales growth of 4% to 6% and full year diluted earnings per share in the range of $6.30 to $6.70

For earnings history and earnings-related data on Nordson Corp. (NDSN) click here.



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