Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Short Ratio

M -- USA Stock  

USD 35.18  0.51  1.43%

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Macys Short Ratio 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 short ratio category among related companies . The ratio of Number of Shares Shorted to Short Ratio for Macys is about  8,300,000 
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 
=
39.01 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.
Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
Macys 
Short Ratio 
 = 
Short Interest 
Average Trading Volume 
=
4.70 times
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.

Macys Short Ratio Comparison

  Short Ratio 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies.
  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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