Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Return On Asset

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.07  0.08  0.22%

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Macys Return On Asset vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is rated below average in return on asset category among related companies . The ratio of Number of Shares Shorted to Return On Asset for Macys is about  9,557,060 
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.
Return on Asset or ROA shows how effective is the management of the company in generating income from utilizing all of the assets at their disposal. It is a useful ratio to evaluate the performance of different departments of a company as well as to understand management performance over time.
Macys 
Return on Asset 
 = 
Net Income 
Total Assets 
X
100 
=
5.17 %
Return on Asset measures overall efficiency of a company in generating profits from its total assets. It is expressed as the percentage of profits earned per dollar of Asset. A low ROA typically means that a company is asset-intensive and therefore will needs more money to continue generating revenue in the future.

Macys Return On Asset Comparison

  Return On Asset 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in return on asset category among related companies.
  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.