Macys Price to Book vs. Book Value Per Share

M -- USA Stock  

USD 39.59  0.94  2.43%

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Macys Book Value Per Share vs. Price to Book Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in price to book category among related companies. It is rated below average in book value per share category among related companies creating about  9.36  of Book Value Per Share per Price to Book.
Price to Book (P/B) ratio is used to relate a company book value to its current market price. A high P/B ratio indicates that investors expect executives to generate more returns on their investments from a given set of assets. Book value is accounting value of assets minus liabilities.
Macys 
P/B 
 = 
MV Per Share 
BV Per Share 
=
2.03 times
Price to Book ratio is mostly used in financial services industries where assets and liabilities are typically represented by dollars. Although low Price to Book ratio generally implies that the firm is undervalued, it is often a good indicator that the company may be in financial or managerial distress and should be investigated more carefully.
Book Value per Share (B/S) is can be calculated by subtracting liabilities from assets, and then dividing it by the total number of currently outstanding shares. It indicates the level of safety associated with each common share after removing effects of liabilities. In other words a shareholder can use this ratio to see how much he or she can sell the stake in the company in the event of liquidation.
Macys 
Book Value per Share 
 = 
Common Equity 
Average Shares 
=
19.00 times
The naive approach to look at Book Value per Share is to compare it to current stock price. If Book Value per Share is higher than the currently traded stock price, the company can be considered undervalued. However, investors must be aware that conventional calculation of Book Value does not include intangible assets such as good will, intellectual property, trademarks or brands and may not be an appropriate measure for many firms.

Macys Book Value Per Share Comparison

  Book Value Per Share 
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Macys is rated below average in book value per share category among related companies.
Macys is rated below average in price to book category among related companies.
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