Nordson (NDSN) Analysts See $1.35 EPS; Onemain Holdings (OMF) Shorts Down By 10.81%

January 19, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Analysts expect Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) to report $1.35 EPS on February, 19.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 56.98% from last quarter’s $0.86 EPS. NDSN’s profit would be $77.96M giving it 27.77 P/E if the $1.35 EPS is correct. After having $1.38 EPS previously, Nordson Corporation’s analysts see -2.17% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.7601 during the last trading session, reaching $149.9601. About 77,142 shares traded. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has risen 72.22% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.52% the S&P500.

Onemain Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:OMF) had a decrease of 10.81% in short interest. OMF’s SI was 3.05M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 10.81% from 3.42 million shares previously. With 853,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Onemain Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:OMF)’s short sellers to cover OMF’s short positions. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $33.2. About 105,598 shares traded. OneMain Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:OMF) has declined 22.76% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.46% the S&P500.

Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids. The company has market cap of $8.66 billion. The Company’s Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and roll goods; and product assembly dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for use in paper and paperboard converting applications, as well as for the manufacture of roll goods. It has a 29.52 P/E ratio. This segment also offers automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; and components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $12.12 million activity. $1.11M worth of stock was sold by THAXTON GREGORY A on Friday, January 12. The insider KEITHLEY JOSEPH P sold $227,533. Shares for $590,050 were sold by DeVries James E on Monday, September 25. $2.23 million worth of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) was sold by PEET SHELLY. The insider MERK GREGORY P sold $1.83 million. $730,650 worth of stock was sold by Stockunas Joseph on Thursday, January 11. $3.01M worth of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) was sold by KEANE JOHN J.

Among 10 analysts covering Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Nordson had 36 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. Suntrust Robinson initiated the shares of NDSN in report on Tuesday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, November 3 by SunTrust. Barrington Research maintained Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) rating on Tuesday, August 23. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $110 target. The stock of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) earned “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 10. On Wednesday, February 15 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 15 by Gabelli. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Oppenheimer. Barrington Research maintained Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) rating on Wednesday, February 22. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $135 target. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 43 investors sold Nordson Corporation shares while 94 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 37.40 million shares or 0.61% less from 37.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Logan Mngmt Inc holds 76,807 shares. 229,570 were reported by Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation. Gsa Cap Llp owns 6,467 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Ghp Inv Advsr has 24,186 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio. Voya Inv Limited Liability Company invested in 0.02% or 90,086 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability holds 0.18% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) or 1.24M shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt invested 0% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). 4,343 were reported by Sg Americas Secs Ltd Limited Liability Company. Ftb Advisors owns 237 shares. North Carolina-based First Citizens State Bank has invested 0.05% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). The Ohio-based Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has invested 0.02% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Inc Ks holds 76,965 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. American Gp Inc holds 103,863 shares. Wellington Management Llp has 396,406 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.03% or 36,780 shares.

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