Nordstrom Inc. (JWN)

34.58
0.46 1.31
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 35.04
Open 34.00
Day Low/High 33.87 / 34.95
52 Wk Low/High 25.01 / 67.75
Volume 2.66M
Avg Volume 5.03M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 154.91M
Market Cap 5.40B
EPS 3.40
P/E Ratio 11.62
Div & Yield 1.48 (4.17%)

I Gotta Feeling Apple May Disappoint

"I gotta feeling (ooooo hoooo) that tonight's gonna be a good night That tonight's gonna be a good night That tonight's gonna be a good, good night..   Go out and smash it (smash it) Like Oh My God (like Oh My God) Jump off that sofa (c'mon) Let's g...

Cramer: Retail Is Not Going Away; It's Just Going Different Places

Cramer: Retail Is Not Going Away; It's Just Going Different Places

Those who can handle one less trip to the mall each month will make it.

Stocks Look to a Minor Pullback After Week of Record Highs

Stocks Look to a Minor Pullback After Week of Record Highs

World stock markets have rallied this week as worst case scenarios for Hurricane Irma didn't pan out, refiners are mostly back on line and North Korea has stopped testing nuclear missiles-for now.

Cramer: Some Stocks Get Even Cheaper When They Slide

Cramer: Some Stocks Get Even Cheaper When They Slide

Investors frequently sell at the moment they should be buying.

News on Nordstrom

I am out of the office but I understand Nordstrom is working with Leonard Green on a buyout. Shares  are up $4 in after- hours trading. 

The Long and Short of It

First, some stock observations on three large positions:   * Twitter , which is my largest individual long position, continues to climb on no news -- now over $18 a share. * A retail yo yo named Nordstrom continues to move up and down. Fortunately, ...

Norstrom Lagging

Nordstrom is conspicuously weak in an improving retail sector and in a surging stock market today, down $2.35. There is no news or rumors (that I have heard).

My Takeaways and Observations (Late Session Edition)

"I satirize at all times, and my hyperboles are as nothing compared to the events to which they refer." - Marshall McLuhan    We are stuck in a fantasy legislative land.    Goldman Sachs gets on board with my Hurricane Harvey/Budget view.    Sell te...

Retail Hit Parade

Retail catches a bid. Impressive, considering the continued strength in the price of oil. ( +$0.53 to $49.19). Leading the retail hit parade are Macy's , Nordstrom , Dillard's , Target and Kohl's .

Updates on WFC, TWTR and JWN

I added further to two large longs this morning: Wells Fargo and Twitter . Also of note: Nordstrom gets jiggy this morning (up 3%). Investors must be hoping for a going-private deal in the short term!

The Strangest Star Wars Stuff Available in Force Friday II

The Strangest Star Wars Stuff Available in Force Friday II

Forget action figures, this is the strangest Star Wars stuff we can find on Force Friday II.

Yesterday's Trades

Since I was out for several hours yesterday afternoon I wanted to summarize yesterday's trades that were executed (and some that weren't): * I added to my large Well Fargo investment at $51.34. I plan to buy more in the days ahead. * I reestablished...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man." -- The Dude, The Big Lebowski Strikes and gutters today -- in a market characterized by winners and losers and weakening breadth. Ups and downs.    Amazon's shares may be signaling there is no fun,...

Dillards is DiLovely

A recent large add-on, Dillard's , is getting jiggy again.   I am adding to Nordstrom now.    

Going Shopping

Dillard's getting jiggy again. Adding to Nordstrom .

Retail Strength

Good support from retail today -- led by Nordstrom  and Dillard's  .

Retail Price Promotion (With a Capital P!)

Brian Sozzi writes in Columnist Conversation: Sears By Brian Sozzi ' Aug 24, 2017 ' 7:33 AM EDT Just shakes head. Have to wonder if store closings sales are hurting JCP and M.   Position: None   Indeed, I am in agreement with Brian -- the plethora o...

Today's Trades

I sold my ProShares Trust UltraPro Short QQQ ETF long and covered my iShares Russell 2000 ETF short -- trying to work with fewer names and to consolidate my short index positions -- for profits.   I added to the following longs: Radian , Campbell So...

Working Back Into Longs

Eleven days ago and right before the first break in the S&P Index I warned: Going Long-Less for the Third Time in All My Days Aug 10, 2017 ' 10:46 AM EDT   Prior to Tuesday, there were only two times in my life that I held no long investment positio...

HomeGoods Loves the Strong Housing Market

HomeGoods Loves the Strong Housing Market

The housing market has helped boost sales at the store

Putting Retail on the Analytical Front Burner

As investors abandon the retail sector, I am growing more interested in the belief that the secular challenges are well-known and materially discounted.   Earlier this year in "How to Profit From Shifting Retail Distribution Channels" I observed tha...

Cramer: What Really Crushed Home Depot's Stock: Amazon or Analysts?

Cramer: What Really Crushed Home Depot's Stock: Amazon or Analysts?

HD says its problem isn't the online giant, it's too much business.

Adding Nordstrom

I added to my Nordstrom  long this morning -- the shares are now up on the day. I recently reiterated the case for the retailer in this post.

Closing Bell: J.C. Penney's Loss Double Estimates; U.S. Stocks Rise for First Day in Four

Closing Bell: J.C. Penney's Loss Double Estimates; U.S. Stocks Rise for First Day in Four

Wall Street made a slight recovery on Friday.

Todays Trades

I added to three longs: Nordstrom , Dillard's and Twitter .    

Nordstrom: My Favorite Retail Stock

In a sea of retail red ink, Nordstrom recorded an excellent second quarter and raised the low end of its earnings estimate for this year slightly. The shares responded well after hours last night, providing some hope for investors in the retail sect...

Google Cancels Meeting on Diversity Fearing Harassment, Leaks

Google Cancels Meeting on Diversity Fearing Harassment, Leaks

Google (GOOGL) says it canceled a planned meeting on diversity due to employee fears.

Closing Bell: Tech Takes a Tumble to Spoil Nasdaq's Record Run; Facebook Stays Higher

Closing Bell: Tech Takes a Tumble to Spoil Nasdaq's Record Run; Facebook Stays Higher

The tech sector took a surprise turn lower this afternoon.

Nordstrom Seeking Private Equity Assistance Per Report

Break in!   CNBC reports that the Nordstrom family is seeking private equity assistance in its "going private" project.   JWN shares have hit a new high -- since we have owned it -- at $49.55.   I added to JWN as recently as today.

Today's Trades

I have added to Twitter , Nordstrom and ProShares UltraShort QQQ ETF longs. I have added to my SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust  short.