Macys Cash and Equivalents vs. Retained Earnings

Macys Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 25.89  0.09  0.35%

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Macys Inc Retained Earnings vs. Cash and Equivalents Fundamental Analysis

Macys Inc is regarded third in cash and equivalents category among related companies. It is regarded third in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  8.09  of Retained Earnings per Cash and Equivalents.
Cash or Cash Equivalents are the most liquid of all assets found on company's balance sheet. It is used in calculating many of the firm's liquidity ratios and is a good indicator of overall financial health of a company. Companies with a lot of cash are usually attractive takeover targets. Cash Equivalents are balance sheet items that are typically reported using currency printed on notes.
Macys 
Cash 
 = 
Bank Deposits 
+  
Liquidities 
=
783 M
Cash equivalents represent current assets that are easily convertible to cash such as short term bonds, savings account, money market funds, or certificate of deposits (CDs). One of the important consideration companies make when classifying assets as cash equivalent is that investments they report on their balance sheets under current assets should have almost no risk of change in value over the next few months (usually 3 months).
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Macys 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
=
6.33 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.

Comparison

Retained Earnings Comparison
  Retained Earnings 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in retained earnings category among related companies.
  Cash and Equivalents 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in cash and equivalents category among related companies.
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
Related EntityFD
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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