Macys Debt to Equity vs. Current Ratio

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.01  0.02  0.05%

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Macys Current Ratio vs. Debt to Equity Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in debt to equity category among related companies. It is rated below average in current ratio category among related companies fabricating about  0.01  of Current Ratio per Debt to Equity. The ratio of Debt to Equity to Current Ratio for Macys is roughly  66.71 
Debt to Equity is calculated by dividing the Total Debt of a company by its Equity. If the debt exceeds equity of a company then the creditors have more stakes in a firm than the stockholders. In other words, Debt to Equity ratio provides analysts with insights about composition of both equity and debt, and its influence on the valuation of the company.
Macys 
D/E 
 = 
Total Debt 
Total Equity 
=
101.40 %
High Debt to Equity ratio typically indicates that a firm has been borrowing aggressively to finance its growth and as a result may experience a burden of additional interest expense. This may reduce earnings or future growth. On the other hand small D/E ratio may indicate that a company is not taking enough advantage from financial leverage. Debt to Equity ratio measures how the company is leveraging barrowing against the capital invested by the owners.
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).

Macys Current Ratio Comparison

  Current Ratio 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in current ratio category among related companies.
  Debt to Equity 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in debt to equity category among related companies.