Macys Current Ratio vs. Price to Earning

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.70  0.95  2.46%

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Macys Price to Earning vs. Current Ratio Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in current ratio category among related companies. It is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies reporting about  4.59  of Price to Earning per Current Ratio.
Current Ratio is calculated by dividing the Current Assets of a company by its Current Liabilities. It measures whether or not a company has enough cash or liquid assets to pay its current liability over the next fiscal year. The ratio is regarded as a test of liquidity for a company.
Macys 
Current Ratio 
 = 
Current Asset 
Current Liabilities 
=
1.52 times
Typically, short-term creditors will prefer a high current ratio because it reduces their overall risk. However, investors may prefer a lower current ratio since they are more concerned about growing the business using assets of the company. Acceptable current ratios may vary from one sector to another, but generally accepted benchmark is to have current assets at least as twice as current liabilities (i.e. Current Ration of 2 to 1).
Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investor monitor on a daily basis. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because. When a company's profitability fall, it is likely that earnings will also go down..In other words, if you start from a lower position your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
Macys 
P/E 
 = 
Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
=
6.97 times
Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.

Macys Price to Earning Comparison

Macys is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.
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Macys is rated below average in current ratio category among related companies.
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