Macys Current Asset vs. Retained Earnings

Macys Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 28.38  0.11  0.39%

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Macys Inc Retained Earnings vs. Current Asset Fundamental Analysis

Macys Inc is regarded fourth in current asset category among related companies. It is regarded third in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  0.76  of Retained Earnings per Current Asset. The ratio of Current Asset to Retained Earnings for Macys Inc is roughly  1.32 
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.
Current Asset 
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.
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.
Retained Earnings 
Beginning RE + Income 
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.


Retained Earnings Comparison
  Retained Earnings 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in retained earnings category among related companies.
  Current Asset 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded third in current asset category among related companies.
Macys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. Macys, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Macys operates under Department Stores classification in USA and traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 130000 people. more
NameMacys Inc
Chairman of macys.comJeffrey KantorView All
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InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00794367.0
Related EntityFD
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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