Two Top Stocks To Ponder On: Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN), Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN)

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) closed at $45.75 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.86%, whereas, it previously closed at $45.36. The company has a market capitalization of $7.81 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.29 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 3.27 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) produced diluted EPS of 2.96. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 3.68 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.43. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 40.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 3.68% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 8.87% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -4.4%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is at 15.45 while the forward p/e is at 12.42. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stands at 0.49 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 6.42. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 13.64. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) are reported at 0.4 and 1.1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) stands at 5.6, 42.6 and 16.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is reported at 16.08 Billion with income of 504 Million. The outstanding shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) are 170.78 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 64 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.55 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is ticked at 11.2%, the figure is plummeted -1.46% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 51.88. The 52 week high of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) is placed at 67.75 and 52 week low is standing at 43.04.

Performance wise the shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) fell down -1.87% for the week, it also fell -3.44% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -31.24%. The shares decrease -12.99% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) shrinked -4.47% for the yearly performance.

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)