Macys Current Asset vs. Number of Shares Shorted

M -- USA Stock  

USD 34.05  1.50  4.22%

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Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Current Asset Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in current asset category among related companies. It is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies . The ratio of Current Asset to Number of Shares Shorted for Macys is about  214.00 
Current Asset is all of company's assets that can be used to pay off current liabilities within current fiscal period or over next 12 months. Current Asset includes cash or cash equivalents, accounts receivable, short-term investments, and the portion of prepaid liabilities which will be paid within next 12 months. Because these assets are easily turned into cash, they are sometimes referred to as liquid assets.
Macys 
Current Asset 
 = 
Cash 
Deposits 
Liquid Assets 
=
8.35 B
Current Asset is important to company's creditors and private equity firms as they will often be interested in how much that company has in current assets, since these assets can be easily liquidated in case the company goes bankrupt. However it is usually not enough to know if a company is in a good shape just based on current asset alone; the amount of current liabilities should always be considered.
Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
Macys 
Shares Shorted 
 = 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
=
39.01 M
If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.

Macys Number of Shares Shorted Comparison

  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
  Current Asset 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in current asset category among related companies.
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