NYSE:JWN - Nordstrom Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.44 -0.67 (-1.11 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.44
Today's Range$58.93 - $60.54
52-Week Range$37.79 - $66.33
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.13 billion
P/E Ratio20.08
Dividend Yield2.46%
Nordstrom, Inc., a fashion retailer, provides apparel, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men, young adults, and children in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Credit. The Retail segment offers a range of brand name and private label merchandise through various channels, including Nordstrom branded full-line stores and online store at Nordstrom.com; Nordstrom Rack stores; Nordstromrack.com and HauteLook; Trunk Club clubhouses and TrunkClub.com; Jeffrey boutiques; and clearance stores that operate under the Last Chance name. The Credit segment provides access to various payment products and services, including Nordstrom-branded Visa credit cards, a Nordstrom-branded private label credit card, and a debit card. As of July 9, 2018, the company operated 373 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores; 239 Nordstrom Rack stores; 2 Jeffrey boutiques; 2 clearance stores; 7 Trunk Club clubhouses; and Nordstrom Local service concept. Nordstrom, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryDepartment Stores


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.35
Current Ratio1.10
Quick Ratio0.54


Trailing P/E Ratio20.08
Forward P/E Ratio16.65
P/E Growth2.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.14 billion
Price / Sales0.66
Cash Flow$6.4259 per share
Price / Cash9.25
Book Value$5.86 per share
Price / Book10.14


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.96
Net Income$437 million
Net Margins3.24%
Return on Equity56.00%
Return on Assets6.90%


Outstanding Shares168,570,000
Market Cap$10.13 billion

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nordstrom's stock symbol?

Nordstrom trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JWN."

How often does Nordstrom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nordstrom?

Nordstrom declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, September 19th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 31st. View Nordstrom's Dividend History.

How will Nordstrom's stock buyback program work?

Nordstrom announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 14.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Nordstrom's earnings last quarter?

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 16th. The specialty retailer reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.11. The specialty retailer had revenue of $3.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.96 billion. Nordstrom had a net margin of 3.24% and a return on equity of 56.00%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.65 EPS. View Nordstrom's Earnings History.

When is Nordstrom's next earnings date?

Nordstrom is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Nordstrom.

What guidance has Nordstrom issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nordstrom updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.50-3.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $15.4-15.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $15.78 billion.

What price target have analysts set for JWN?

21 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Nordstrom's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $73.00. On average, they expect Nordstrom's share price to reach $56.3529 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Nordstrom.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nordstrom?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nordstrom in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nordstrom.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Nordstrom stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Nordstrom stock:
  • 1. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We remain NEUTRAL. JWN reported 2Q18 EPS of $0.95, above our est, on a better-than-expected comp result (+4%), with gross margin aided by new revenue recognition standards. The new standard recognizes in-transit sales at shipment (rather than deferred); the impact this year was elevated due to a high volume of e-commerce sales at the end of the quarter (+100bps to sales growth; +$30mn to gross profit, or ~75bps, by our estimates). Management expects this to reverse in 3Q. Net sales rose 7.1% to $3.98bn (vs. our +4% est). Gross margin was up 90bps (vs. our -10bps estimate) and SG&A expense as a percentage of revenue increased 65bps (vs. our +10bps). Credit revenue rose 14.5% to $87mn, in line. Operating income of $246mn was above our estimate of $223mn." (8/16/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Nordstrom outperformed the industry in the last six months driven by the smooth execution of customer strategy and disciplined inventory management. The company has an impressive surprise history with earnings beat delivered in seven of the last eight quarters and topping sales estimates in three of the trailing four quarters. Results in first-quarter fiscal 2018 gained from the shift in Nordstrom’s loyalty event to the quarter compared with the second quarter in the prior year. Management raised the low-end of its EBIT and earnings views for fiscal 2018. Also, its focus on store expansion and strengthening capabilities through further investments, particularly in digital growth, remains noteworthy. However, investments toward occupancy, technology, supply chain and marketing are weighing on its margin performance for the last few quarters. Higher expenses have been resulting in higher SG&A expense, which is hurting profitability." (5/21/2018)

Who are some of Nordstrom's key competitors?

Who are Nordstrom's key executives?

Nordstrom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Blake W. Nordstrom, Co-Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Erik B. Nordstrom, Co-Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Peter E. Nordstrom, Co-Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Anne L. Bramman, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Geevy S. K. Thomas, Pres of Nordstrom Rack (Age 53)

Who are Nordstrom's major shareholders?

Nordstrom's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.62%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.25%), Andra AP fonden (0.14%), Seven Eight Capital LP (0.12%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.11%) and West Coast Financial LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own Nordstrom stock include Blake W Nordstrom, Christine Deputy, Daniel F Little, Enrique Hernandez Jr, Erik B Nordstrom, James F Nordstrom Jr, Ken Worzel, Michael G Koppel, Peter E Nordstrom, Robert Sari and Scott A Meden. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nordstrom.

Which institutional investors are selling Nordstrom stock?

JWN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empirical Finance LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Monte Financial Group LLC, Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., Lourd Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Winslow Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Nordstrom company stock in the last year include Blake W Nordstrom, Christine Deputy, Erik B Nordstrom, James F Nordstrom Jr, Ken Worzel, Peter E Nordstrom, Robert Sari and Scott A Meden. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordstrom.

Which institutional investors are buying Nordstrom stock?

JWN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Seven Eight Capital LP, Bank of Montreal Can, Andra AP fonden, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., West Coast Financial LLC, Aperio Group LLC and Fulton Bank N.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordstrom.

How do I buy shares of Nordstrom?

Shares of JWN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nordstrom's stock price today?

One share of JWN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.44.

How big of a company is Nordstrom?

Nordstrom has a market capitalization of $10.13 billion and generates $15.14 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $437 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.96 on an earnings per share basis. Nordstrom employs 72,500 workers across the globe.

What is Nordstrom's official website?

The official website for Nordstrom is http://www.nordstrom.com.

How can I contact Nordstrom?

Nordstrom's mailing address is 1617 SIXTH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98101. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 206-628-2111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nordstrom (NYSE JWN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  870 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  854 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,724
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nordstrom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JWN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JWN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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