Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) finished Tuesday with a subtraction of -$0.53 to close at $26.26, a downside of -1.98 percent. An average of 5,383,900 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$2.80 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 4,195,685 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 5,291,000.
JWN stock has decreased by -5.98% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $25.92 on 10/06/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/15/21, shares of the company touched a low of $11.88 and a high of $46.45 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -43.47% from the 52-week high.
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64 days have passed since Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) last reported insider trading activity. THOMAS GEEVY SK, who is President – Nordstrom Rack, most recently acquired $18,572 shares at $35.00 per share on Aug 04. In this transaction, the insider spent $650,020. Chief Financial Officer, BRAMMAN ANNE L, disposed of 6,667 shares at a price of $40.00 on May 10. The insider now owns more than $266,680 worth of shares. Prior to that, Chief Marketing Officer Meden Scott A went on to Sale 7,000 shares at $40.00 each on May 05. An amount of $280,000 was transacted.
Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.00 for the broader industry and 19.94 for the sector. This means investors are optimistic about the stock’s future prospects. In the last five years, Nordstrom Inc.’s PE ratio has ranged between 32.88 and 4.117. The stock’s beta is 2.39. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.31, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 15.54, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 9.92.
The company has a payout ratio of 0.00%.
The quick ratio of Nordstrom Inc. for the three months ended July 30 was 0.30, and the current ratio was 0.90, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 10.63 and a total debt to equity ratio of 10.63 for the quarter ending July 30. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 34.80% against a 5-year average of 34.6%. Nordstrom Inc.’s EBITDA margin for the year ending July 30 is 0.16%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at 1.50%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $3.12 billion compared to revenue of $10.71 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Nordstrom Inc.’s return on assets was 0.00%, compared to 3.1% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been -14.20%, and the 5-year average is 9.2%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been 0.00% and the 5-year average holds at 19.0%.
The analyst consensus anticipated Nordstrom Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.27 per share, but it turned out to be $0.49, a 81.50% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $357.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $158.92 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 05 October was 32.71%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 47.85%.
As of today, JWN’s price is $26.64 -9.64% or -$2.80 from its 5-day moving average. JWN is currently trading -3.38% lower than its 20-day SMA and -35.87% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -17.40% below the SMA50 and -12.82% below the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 14.04% and 15.64%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.24. With the 14-day stochastic at 7.39% and the average true range at 1.30, the RSI (14) stands at 36.72%. The stock has reached -1.26 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -1.41.
Morgan Stanley downgraded Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) to a an Underweight rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a an Equal-weight.The consensus rating for Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) among analysts is Hold. According to current brokerage recommendations, 4 brokerage firms advise that investors sell JWN, while 11 suggest investors hold. There are 2 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 4 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is JWN’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $12.00 and $48.00, with a median target of $35.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) stock is $34.35.