Macys Total Debt vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental AnalysisMacys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is rated below average in total debt category among related companies making up about 129.77 of Total Debt per Number of Shares Shorted. 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.
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.Total Debt refers to the amount of long term interest-bearing liabilities that a company carries on its balance sheet. That may include bonds sold to public, notes written to banks or capital leases. Typically, debt can help a company magnify its earnings, but the burden of interest and principle payments will eventually prevent the firm from borrow excessively.
In most industries, total debt may also include current portion of long-term debt. Since debt terms vary widely from one company to another, simply comparing outstanding debt obligations between different companies may not be adequate. It is usually meaningful to compare total debt amounts between companies that operate within the same sector.Macys is rated below average in total debt category among related companies. Total debt of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is now estimated at about 179.3 Billion. Macys holds roughly 5.88 Billion in total debt claiming about 3% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.