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Wall Street analysts expect that Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) will announce sales of $4.00 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have made estimates for Nordstrom’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $3.93 billion and the highest is
Equities analysts expect Aquantia Corp (NYSE:AQ) to post sales of $30.00 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Aquantia’s earnings. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results after the market c