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  • Previous Rank-
  • Revenues ($M)$1,809
  • Revenue Percent Change7.1%
  • Profits ($M)$271.8
  • Profits Percent Change28.8%
  • Assets ($M)$2,422
  • Employees6,127
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$7,069
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Company Info

CEO
Michael F. Hilton
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Industrials
Industry
Industrial Machinery
HQ Location
Westlake, OH
Websitehttp://www.nordson.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees6,127
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2016.

Nordson Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$1,8097.1%
Profits ($M)$271.828.8%
Assets ($M)$2,422-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$852-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$7,069-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues15%
Profits as % of Assets11.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity31.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.73
EPS % Change (from 2015)37.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)7.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)13.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)76.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)23.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)17.7%