Nordstrom, Inc. ($JWN) Cautious Buy or Hold to $55 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Nordstrom, Inc.
Stock ticker JWN
Live stock price [stckqut]JWN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $53.54
Target stock price (averages with growth) $65.29
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $53.72
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $54.12

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=jwn

Nordstrom, Inc. is a fashion specialty retailer, with 225 the United States stores located in 30 states as of March 16, 2012. The Company operates in two segments: Retail and Credit. As of March 16, 2012, the Retail segment includes its 116 Nordstrom branded full-line stores and its online store at www.nordstrom.com, its 105 off-price Nordstrom Rack stores and its other retail channels, including its online private sale subsidiary HauteLook, its two Jeffrey boutiques, one philanthropic treasure&bond store and one clearance store that operates under the name Last Chance. The Company's 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.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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