Investor’s Toolkit: Key Ratios for Assessing Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)’s Performance

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Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) closed the day trading at $21.20 down -2.53% from the previous closing price of $21.75. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.53 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.9 million shares were traded. JWN stock price reached its highest trading level at $21.82 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $21.14.


For a better understanding of JWN, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 8.11 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 18.26. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.36 and its Current Ratio is at 1.03. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 5.07 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 4.78.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Jefferies on March 07, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Hold and sets its target price to $17 from $18 previously.

On March 06, 2024, Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating and also lowered its target price recommendation from $17 to $19.

Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating for the stock on November 22, 2023, while the target price for the stock was revised from $19 to $17.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Oct 05 ’23 when Lionello Gemma sold 32,916 shares for $14.36 per share. The transaction valued at 472,819 led to the insider holds 39,973 shares of the business.

Redwine Farrell B. sold 33,364 shares of JWN for $679,561 on Jun 30 ’23. The Chief Human Resources Officer now owns 26,564 shares after completing the transaction at $20.37 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, JWN now has a Market Capitalization of 3559352832 and an Enterprise Value of 7279354368. As of this moment, Nordstrom,’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 11.62, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.10. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.71. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.23 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.15. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.49 whereas that against EBITDA is 6.672.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for JWN is 2.63, which has changed by 0.16675842 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, JWN has reached a high of $23.54, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.88. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 3.65%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 19.42%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, JWN traded about 3.29M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, JWN traded about 2036050 shares per day. A total of 162.40M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 108.95M. Insiders hold about 33.43% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 56.07% stake in the company. Shares short for JWN as of 1715731200 were 20693018 with a Short Ratio of 5.28, compared to 1713139200 on 20664759. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 20693018 and a Short% of Float of 15.76.

Dividends & Splits

JWN’s forward annual dividend rate is 0.76, up from 0.76 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03494253The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.88. The current Payout Ratio is 92.67% for JWN, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-06-04 with an ex-dividend date of 1717459200. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2005-07-01 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

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