Analytical Review of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) for the period of 9-Day stands at 51.59% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 53.83%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. The firm was founded as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 354 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 221 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; and two clearance stores. Additionally, customers are served online through Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com and HauteLook. The Company also owns Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service serving customers online at TrunkClub.com and its seven clubhouses. Nordstrom, Inc.’s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) opened the session at $48.24 and after going down -0.79% closed at $47.89. The stock lost -0.35 points in the last trade.

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $47.44 and $48.24 during the previous active session. Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) traded with the volume of 1.71 Million with average volume of 2.47 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.87 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.35 and 61.18 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is at 1.5% and the shares outstanding are 165.93 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stands at 3.09% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 16.83 while Forward P/E shows the value of 15.78.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.81. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.53 and 9.34 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 11.82 and 21.65 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stands at 0.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.

Return on Assets ROA of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is at 6.1% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stand at 61.3% and 13% respectively.

The payout ratio of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stands at 51.3%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -2.5% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 6.47%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 9.99% while six month performance of the shares of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) remained bullish with the count of 3.1%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN) remained up at 6.3% and 1.08% respectively.