Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 21. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Nordstrom's revenues will grow 14.9% and EPS will grow 20.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.64 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.34.
Last quarter, Nordstrom booked revenue of $2.71 billion. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.48 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.71. GAAP EPS of $0.71 for Q3 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.59 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 36.5%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.2%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.96 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.50.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 507 members out of 650 rating the stock outperform, and 143 members rating it underperform. Among 203 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 177 give Nordstrom a green thumbs-up, and 26 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Nordstrom is hold, with an average price target of $60.64.
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