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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Macy’s, Inc., M

Macy’s, Inc., M is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Department Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Macy’s, Inc., M  has a market cap of 11311.66. Since its IPO date on the 2/5/1992, Macy’s, Inc., M performance year to date is 7.73%. Today Macy’s, Inc., M has gained 0.77%, with a current price of 36.56.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 99.70%. Return of assets are at 3.80%, with return on investment at 12.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Macy’s, Inc., M is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.62. While Total debt/equity is 1.89. With a profit margin of 3.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.10%, and operating margin of 6.00%. Macy’s, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 0.3.

For the last year Macy’s, Inc., M has seen a EPS growth of -23.70%. A performance for the year of -26.43%. The 52-week high is -27.51%, and the 52-week low is 24.84%. The average volume for Macy’s, Inc., M is 5096400.

With a target price of 5.99, can Macy’s, Inc., M reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Macy’s, Inc., M. Macy’s, Inc. has a P/E of 14.68 and a forward P/E of 10.48. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.27. Macy’s, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.43 and 2.8 respectively. For P/cash, Macy’s, Inc. has a value of 11.31, while it is 17.59 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 36.56, Macy’s, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.13%. We see a return on equity of 19.20%.

Looking more long-term Macy’s, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.60%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 3.78% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.70% for this year and for the last five years a 10.20% growth has been seen.

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