Macys Book Value Per Share vs. Short Ratio

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.96  1.26  3.34%

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Macys Short Ratio vs. Book Value Per Share Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in book value per share category among related companies. It is regarded fifth in short ratio category among related companies fabricating about  0.19  of Short Ratio per Book Value Per Share. The ratio of Book Value Per Share to Short Ratio for Macys is roughly  5.19 
Book Value per Share (B/S) is can be calculated by subtracting liabilities from assets, and then dividing it by the total number of currently outstanding shares. It indicates the level of safety associated with each common share after removing effects of liabilities. In other words a shareholder can use this ratio to see how much he or she can sell the stake in the company in the event of liquidation.
Macys 
Book Value per Share 
 = 
Common Equity 
Average Shares 
=
19.00 times
The naive approach to look at Book Value per Share is to compare it to current stock price. If Book Value per Share is higher than the currently traded stock price, the company can be considered undervalued. However, investors must be aware that conventional calculation of Book Value does not include intangible assets such as good will, intellectual property, trademarks or brands and may not be an appropriate measure for many firms.
Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
Macys 
Short Ratio 
 = 
Short Interest 
Average Trading Volume 
=
3.66 times
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.

Macys Short Ratio Comparison

  Short Ratio 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is currently under evaluation in short ratio category among related companies.
  Book Value Per Share 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is currently under evaluation in book value per share category among related companies.
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