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JWN Nordstrom PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Sep 28, 2023, the Nordstrom stock's PE ratio is 76.16. This takes into account the latest EPS of $0.19 and stock price of $14.47. The PE ratio has grown by 12% from its last 4 quarters average of 67.9.

JWN PE ratio history

How has JWN's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Nordstrom has averaged 36.74 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 76.16 is 107% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, JWN's PE ratio peaked in the Oct 2021 quarter at 478.83, when the price was $28.73 and the EPS was $0.06. The lowest point was in the Jul 2022 quarter, when it reached 9.15 with a price of $23.51 and an EPS of $2.57.


Nordstrom PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 36.98% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -38.29% in 2023

Year PE ratio Change
2023 12.04 -38.29%
2022 19.51 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 11.52 -14.35%
2019 13.45 -26.34%
2018 18.26 -12.59%
2017 20.89 36.98%
2016 15.25 -24.17%
2015 20.11 31.96%
2014 15.24 0.07%

JWN average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of JWN for the past years

The current PE ratio of JWN is higher than its 5 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than its 3-year average.

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JWN PE vs peers

What is JWN's PE ratio compared to its peers

JWN's PE ratio stands higher than its peer stocks TJX and ROST. Nordstrom's current PE ratio of 76.16 is similar to the average of its peers, which is 12.71.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
M Macy's Inc 4.21 $3.16B
BKE Buckle Inc 6.94 $1.69B
DDS Dillard'S Inc 6.97 $5.44B
CTRN Citi Trends Inc 9.38 $193.63M
ROST Ross Stores Inc 23.8 $38.2B
TJX Tjx Companies Inc 25.84 $101.98B
JWN Nordstrom Inc 77.79 $2.39B
KSS KOHLS Corp N/A $2.33B

Frequently asked questions

What is Nordstrom's PE ratio?

JWN's price to earnings ratio is 76.16 as of Sep 28, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Nordstrom (JWN)?

The average PE ratio for JWN stock over the past 3 years is 98.8.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Nordstrom (JWN)?

The average PE ratio for JWN stock over the past 5 years is 62.36.

What is the highest PE ratio for JWN?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 478.83 in the Oct 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for JWN compare to its historical average?

JWN's price to earnings ratio is currently 107% above its 10-year historical average.

Why is Nordstrom's PE ratio so high?

JWN's stock price is trading at a higher multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 76.16 is considered high.

How is JWN's PE ratio calculated (Nordstrom PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Nordstrom's share price is $14.47. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jul 2023 is $0.19. Therefore, Nordstrom's PE ratio for today is 76.16. PE RATIO(76.16) = STOCK PRICE($14.47) / TTM EPS($0.19)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.