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 most optimistic price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 21.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -4.62 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

JWN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 39.05 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. JWN has a PEG ratio of 0.58.

In the last 52-weeks, JWN has achieved a high of 62.82 and a low of 39.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.36 percent, and below the high by 23.94 percent. JWN has a price/earnings 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 market cap of JWN is $7.99 billion. JWN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.