Macys Net Income vs. Number of Shares Shorted

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.70  0.95  2.46%

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Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Net Income Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in net income category among related companies. It is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies making about  0.03  of Number of Shares Shorted per Net Income. The ratio of Net Income to Number of Shares Shorted for Macys is roughly  32.58 
Net income is the profit of a company for the reporting period which is derived after taking revenues and gains and subtracting all expenses and losses. Net income is one of the most watched numbers by money managers as well as individual investors.
Macys 
Net Income 
 = 
(Rev + Gain) 
-  
(Exp + Loss) 
=
1.61 B
Because income is reported on the Income Statement of a company and is measured in dollars some investors prefer to use Profit Margin which measures income as a percentage of sales.
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 
=
49.41 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.
  Net Income 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in net income category among related companies.
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