Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, luxury retailer Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) has received a distressing two-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Nordstrom's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Nordstrom facts

Headquarters (Founded) Seattle (1901)
Market Cap $11.6 billion
Industry Department Stores
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $11.4 billion
Management President/Principal Executive Officer Blake Nordstrom
Vice President/CFO Michael Koppel
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 34.2%
Cash/Debt $1.3 billion / $3.1 billion
Dividend Yield 1.9%
Competitors Dillard's
Macy's
Saks

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 22% of the 652 members who have rated Nordstrom believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, huddaman, brought the stock's seemingly unsustainable price run to our community's attention: "I think it will be difficult for Nordstrom to outperform at the current valuation. It's a good profitable business with great prospects, however, they are not a growth business."

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