Analyst Ratings for Nordstrom Inc. (JWN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for JWN last month.

29 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave JWN a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 17 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for JWN. The maximum price target given was 58, implying a possible profit of 21.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential downside of -33.03 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.62 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.34 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.89 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of JWN to grow at a rate of 39.05 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. JWN has a PEG ratio of 0.58.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JWN hit 62.82 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.36 percent, and 23.94 percent below the high. JWN has a P/E ratio of 22.54. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JWN value stock report compares JWN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.99 billion. JWN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.