Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Shares Owned by Insiders

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.96  1.26  3.34%

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Macys Shares Owned by Insiders 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 shares owned by insiders category among related companies . The ratio of Number of Shares Shorted to Shares Owned by Insiders for Macys is about  130,026,316 
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.
Shares Owned by Insiders show percentage of outstanding shares owned by insiders (such as key officers or members of the board of directors) or private individuals and entities with over 5% of the total shares outstanding. Company executives or private individuals with access to insider information share information about a firm's operations that is not available to the general public.
Macys 
Insiders Shares 
 = 
Executives Shares 
Employees 
=
0.38 %
Although the research on effects of insider trading on prices and volatility is still relatively inconclusive, investors are advised to pay a close attention to the distribution of equities among company's stakeholders to avoid many problems associated with the disclosure of price sensitive information.

Macys Shares Owned by Insiders Comparison

  Shares Owned by Insiders 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in shares owned by insiders category among related companies.
  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.