Nordstrom <JWN.N> was up 2.39 percent at $44.99 after the company’s quarterly profit beat expectations.
Data due on Friday includes a report from the U.S. Commerce Department that is likely to show new single-family home sales rebounded in January.
Separately, a report from the University of Michigan is seen showing that the final consumer sentiment index held at 96.0 in February, compared with a preliminary reading of 95.7. Both reports are expected at 10 a.m. ET (1500 GMT).
(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Savio D’Souza)