Nordstrom (JWN) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Nordstrom (JWN) : 19 analysts are covering Nordstrom (JWN) and their average rating on the stock is 2.53, which is read as a Hold. 8 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 2, which recommends a Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 3 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 7 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Nordstrom (JWN) has been rated by 17 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $65 and the lowest price target forecast is $34. The average forecast of all the analysts is $49.68 and the expected standard deviation is $9.86.


Also, In a research note released to the investors, Citigroup maintains its rating on Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Neutral on the shares. In a recent information released to the investors, Citigroup raises the new price target from $40 per share to $50 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 12, 2016.

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN): After opening at $49.31, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $48.87 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $52 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $51.7 for the day, a gain of 4.63% for the day session. The total traded volume was 5,178,833. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $49.41.

Nordstrom, Inc. is a fashion specialty retailer in the United States. The company operates through two segments: Retail and Credit. The Retail segment includes approximately 115 Nordstrom branded full-line stores in the United States and, approximately 167 off-price Nordstrom Rack stores, two Canada full-line stores, and HauteLook, and other retail channels, including five Trunk Club showrooms and, its two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store that operates under the name Last Chance. Credit segment includes its wholly owned federal savings bank, Nordstrom fsb, through which it provides a private label credit card, two Nordstrom VISA credit cards and a debit card. The Company operated 290 United States stores located in 38 states, as well as an e-commerce business through, and HauteLook and, as of March 16, 2015. It also operates two Nordstrom full-line stores in Canada.

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