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What Drove Nordstrom’s Earnings in Q1 2018?

Sharon Bailey
What Drove Nordstrom’s Earnings in Q1 2018?

Nordstrom’s (JWN) adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.51 for the fiscal first quarter of 2018 handily surpassed the consensus analyst estimate of $0.43. Nordstrom’s adjusted EPS grew 18.6% on a year-over-year basis in the fiscal first quarter. Aside from higher revenue, Nordstrom’s adjusted EPS growth in the fiscal first quarter was also driven by lower taxes.