Macys Operating Margin vs. Short Ratio

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.56  0.71  1.86%

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Macys Short Ratio vs. Operating Margin Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in operating margin category among related companies. It is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies fabricating about  0.41  of Short Ratio per Operating Margin. The ratio of Operating Margin to Short Ratio for Macys is roughly  2.46 
Operating Margin shows how much operating income a company makes on each dollar of sales. It is one of the profitability indicators which helps analysts to understand whether the firm is successful or not making money from everyday operations.
Macys 
Operating Margin 
 = 
Operating Income 
Revenue 
X
100 
=
10.19 %
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.
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 
=
4.14 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 regarded fifth in short ratio category among related companies.
  Operating Margin 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded fifth in operating margin category among related companies.