Nordstrom Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Nordstrom stock? (NYSE:JWN). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This company has a large dividend yield!
  • This company is very stable.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.

Inside the JWN Numbers

JWN Price
(Nordstrom stock price per share)
[?] JWN Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] JWN Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $62.58
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 41% lower than other Consumer Goods stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 52% lower than other Department Stores stocks
[?] Cash Yield 69.84%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 91%
[?] Dividend Yield 4%
Shares Shorted 22,195,541

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 22,195,541 shares shorted. With 95,254,797 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 5,939,900, it would take at least 3.737 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is Nordstrom Stock on Sale?

We believe that Nordstrom may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Nordstrom looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy JWN Stock?

Does Nordstrom have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.