Macys Beta vs. Price to Earning

Macys Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 19.89  0.31  1.53%

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Macys Inc Price to Earning vs. Beta Fundamental Analysis

Macys Inc is regarded fourth in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies reporting about  14.37  of Price to Earning 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 
=
0.64
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.
Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investor monitor on a daily basis. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because. When a company's profitability fall, it is likely that earnings will also go down..In other words, if you start from a lower position your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
Macys 
P/E 
 = 
Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
=
9.2 times
Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.

Comparison

Price to Earning Comparison
Macys is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.
  Beta 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded third 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.
Macys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. more
NameMacys Inc
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
Bond Rating
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00794367.0
ISINUS55616P1049
CUSIP55616P104
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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