Macys Debt to Equity vs. Number of Shares Shorted

M -- USA Stock  

USD 33.10  0.76  2.35%

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Macys Number of Shares Shorted 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 number of shares shorted category among related companies making about  442,386  of Number of Shares Shorted per Debt to Equity.
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 
=
93.90 %
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.
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 
=
41.54 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.
  Debt to Equity 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in debt to equity category among related companies.
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