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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 10599.72. Since its IPO date on the 2/5/1992, Macy’s, Inc., M performance year to date is 0.17%. Today Macy’s, Inc., M has gained 2.23%, with a current price of 34.36.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 46.60%. Return of assets are at 4.80%, 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 1.69. While Total debt/equity is 1.84. With a profit margin of 3.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.10%, and operating margin of 7.20%. Macy’s, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, 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 -45.89%. The 52-week high is -51.64%, and the 52-week low is 16.08%. The average volume for Macy’s, Inc., M is 8148539.

With a target price of 38.6, 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 11.12 and a forward P/E of 10.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.46. Macy’s, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.4 and 2.57 respectively. For P/cash, Macy’s, Inc. has a value of 14.44, while it is 27.97 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 34.36, Macy’s, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.39%. We see a return on equity of 23.10%.

Looking more long-term Macy’s, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.61%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 3.28% 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.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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