# Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Z Score

M -- USA Stock

## USD 38.650.310.80%

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## Macys Z Score 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 z score category among related companies . The ratio of Number of Shares Shorted to Z Score for Macys is about  20,595,455
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
=
45.31 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.
Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in late 1960s at New York University..
Macys
 Z Score = Sum Of 5 Factors
=
2.2
To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1 indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.

## Macys Z Score Comparison

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Macys is rated below average in z score category among related companies.
 Number of Shares Shorted
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Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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