Macys Book Value Per Share vs. Z Score

M -- USA Stock  

USD 35.15  0.66  1.84%

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Macys Z Score vs. Book Value Per Share Fundamental Analysis

Macys is regarded fifth in book value per share category among related companies. It is rated below average in z score category among related companies totaling about  0.08  of Z Score per Book Value Per Share. The ratio of Book Value Per Share to Z Score for Macys is roughly  11.88 
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.
Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in late 1960s at New York University..
Macys 
Z Score 
 = 
Sum Of  
 
5 Factors 
=
1.6
To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1 indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.

Macys Z Score Comparison

  Z Score 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in z score category among related companies.
  Book Value Per Share 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded fourth in book value per share category among related companies.