Macys Beta vs. Number of Employees

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.65  0.31  0.80%

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Macys Number of Employees vs. Beta Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in number of employees category among related companies creating about  228,070  of Number of Employees per Beta.
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
Macys 
Beta 
 = 
Covariance 
Variance 
=
0.57
In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
Number of Employees shows total number of permanent full time and part time employees working for a given company and processed through its payroll.
Macys 
Number of Employees 
 = 
Full Time 
+  
Part Time 
=
130 K
Employee typically refers to an individual working under a contract of employment, whether oral or written, express or implied, and has recognized his or her rights and duties. Most officers of corporations are included as employees and contractors are generally excluded.
Macys is rated below average in number of employees category among related companies. The total workforce of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is now estimated at about 978,600. Macys retains roughly 130,000 in number of employees claiming about 13% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.
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Macys is rated below average in beta category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

As returns on market increase, Macys returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding Macys will be expected to be smaller as well.
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