Analytical Overview: Macy’s Inc (M)’s Ratios Tell a Financial Story

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As of close of business last night, Macy’s Inc’s stock clocked out at $18.81, down -3.44% from its previous closing price of $19.48. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.44 from its previous closing price. On the day, 6.35 million shares were traded. M stock price reached its highest trading level at $19.67 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $18.5.


To gain a deeper understanding of M’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 5.94 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 6.85. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.35 and its Current Ratio is at 1.38. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.44 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.44.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, TD Cowen on February 29, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Market Perform and sets its target price to $20 from $23 previously.

On February 28, 2024, Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating and also lowered its target price recommendation from $15 to $21.

Citigroup Upgraded its Sell to Neutral on February 02, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $14 to $18.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 01 ’24 when Gennette Jeffrey sold 30,090 shares for $19.66 per share. The transaction valued at 591,422 led to the insider holds 1,073,699 shares of the business.

Spring Antony sold 14,859 shares of M for $291,743 on Apr 01 ’24. The CEO & Chair-Elect now owns 248,897 shares after completing the transaction at $19.63 per share. On Apr 01 ’24, another insider, Mitchell Adrian V, who serves as the EVP, COO & CFO of the company, sold 13,279 shares for $19.63 each. As a result, the insider received 260,716 and left with 120,457 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, M now has a Market Capitalization of 5199290880 and an Enterprise Value of 10355084288. As of this moment, Macy’s’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 508.38, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 6.90. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.22 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.24. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.437 whereas that against EBITDA is 5.514.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, M has reached a high of $22.10, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $10.54. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -2.77%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 13.21%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that M traded 6.30M shares on average per day over the past three months and 6412360 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 276.41M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 274.36M. Insiders hold about 0.74% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 82.00% stake in the company. Shares short for M as of 1715731200 were 14472509 with a Short Ratio of 2.30, compared to 1713139200 on 14668923. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 14472509 and a Short% of Float of 5.9899997.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.67, M has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.67. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.034394253The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 7.85.

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