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Why Nordstrom Inc. (JWN)’s Most Recent Report Reveals Some Hints About Its Future

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) went down by -4.24% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $32.38. The company’s stock price has collected 8.83% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/22/22 that Nordstrom’s Revenue Declined Last Quarter. High-End Consumers Are Hurting, Too.

Is It Worth Investing in Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE :JWN) Right Now?

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.87 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for JWN is at 2.17. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Nordstrom Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 12 rated it as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $20.76, which is -$0.57 below the current price. JWN currently public float of 96.35M and currently shorts hold a 23.73% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of JWN was 6.86M shares.

JWN’s Market Performance

JWN stocks went up by 8.83% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.78% and a quarterly performance of 17.75%, while its annual performance rate touched -32.07%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.78% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.07% for Nordstrom Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.96% for JWN stocks with a simple moving average of -4.56% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of JWN

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JWN stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for JWN by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for JWN in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $24 based on the research report published on September 15th of the current year 2022.

Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JWN reach a price target of $28. The rating they have provided for JWN stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on July 22nd, 2022.

KeyBanc Capital Markets gave a rating of “Overweight” to JWN, setting the target price at $30 in the report published on July 21st of the current year.

JWN Trading at 11.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought JWN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -33.01% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.07%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.78%, as shares surge +4.08% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +20.63% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, JWN rose by +8.83%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.78% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $20.51. In addition, Nordstrom Inc. saw -4.11% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at JWN starting from BRAMMAN ANNE L, who sale 13,333 shares at the price of $24.66 back on Jun 21. After this action, BRAMMAN ANNE L now owns 93,471 shares of Nordstrom Inc., valued at $328,792 using the latest closing price.

BRAMMAN ANNE L, the Chief Financial Officer of Nordstrom Inc., sale 13,333 shares at $24.20 during a trade that took place back on May 26, which means that BRAMMAN ANNE L is holding 106,804 shares at $322,713 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for JWN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +3.33 for the present operating margin
  • +36.82 for the gross margin

The net margin for Nordstrom Inc. stands at +1.20. Equity return is now at value 74.80, with 4.50 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.96.