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Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) went down by -2.99% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $41.99, while M stocks collected -1.06% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) Worth an Investment?

Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 6.96 times of increase in earnings at the present. The 36 Months beta value for M stocks is at 0.47, while 3 of the analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Macy’s, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 11 rated it as hold and 3 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $25.87 which is $1.53 above current price. M currently has a short float of 13.17% and public float of 306.44M with average trading volume of 8.77M shares.

M Market Performance

M stocks went up by 0.21% for the week, with the monthly jump of 1.25% and a quarterly performance of -5.66%, while its annual performance rate touched -17.27%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.15% for M stocks with the simple moving average of -22.40% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for M stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for M shares by setting it to “Market Perform”. The predicted price for M socks in the upcoming period according to Telsey Advisory Group is $28 based on the research report published on January 11, 2019.

Gordon Haskett, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see M stock at the price of $28. The rating they have provided for M stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 10, 2019.

BofA/Merrill gave “ Underperform” rating to M stocks, setting the target price at $28 in the report published on January 10, 2019.

M Stocks -0.62% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought M to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Macy’s, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -42.06% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.93%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.69%, while the shares surge at the distance of +4.38% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -5.18% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, M went down by -1.06%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -34.47% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $24.66. In addition, Macy’s, Inc. saw -18.30% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

M Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Macy’s, Inc. (M), starting from Williams Felicia, who sold 671 shares at the price of $25.69 back on Apr 08. After this action, Rushing now owns 0 shares of Macy’s, Inc., valued at $17,235 with the latest closing price.

Connelly Deirdre P, the Director of Macy’s, Inc., sold 6,250 shares at the value of $25.76 during a trade that took place back on Apr 04, which means that Connelly Deirdre P is holding 10,842 shares at the value of $161,008 based on the most recent closing price.

M Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +5.77 for the present operating margin and +37.15 for gross margin. The net margin for Macy’s, Inc. stands at +4.30. Total capital return value is set at 13.07, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.77. Equity return holds the value 18.60%, with 5.70% for asset returns.

Based on Macy’s, Inc. (M), the company’s capital structure generated 73.82 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 42.47. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 23.92 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 73.15 and long-term debt to capital is 42.08.

EBITDA value lies at +1.11 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.94. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.43 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.41. The receivables turnover for Macy’s, Inc. is 67.47 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.29. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.42.