Macys Gross Profit vs. Beta

M -- USA Stock  

USD 34.80  0.75  2.11%

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Macys Beta vs. Gross Profit Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in gross profit category among related companies. It is rated below average in beta category among related companies . The ratio of Gross Profit to Beta for Macys is about  38,760,000,000 
Gross Profit is the most basic measure of business operational efficiency. It is simply the difference between sales revenue and the cost associated with making a product or providing a service. It is calculated before deducting administrative expenses, taxes, and interest payments.
Macys 
Gross Profit 
 = 
Revenue 
-  
Cost of Revenue 
=
9.69 B
Gross Profit varies significantly from one sector to another and tells investor how much money a business would have made if it didn't have to pay any overhead expenses such as salary, taxes, or rent.
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
Macys 
Beta 
 = 
Covariance 
Variance 
=
0.25
In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.

Macys Beta Comparison

  Beta 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in beta category among related companies.
  Gross Profit 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in gross profit category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

As returns on market increase, Macys returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding Macys will be expected to be smaller as well.
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