Macys Price to Earning vs. Book Value Per Share

M -- USA Stock  

USD 40.08  1.74  4.16%

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

Macys is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies. It is rated below average in book value per share category among related companies creating about  2.45  of Book Value Per Share per Price to Earning.
Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investor monitor on a daily basis. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because. When a company's profitability fall, it is likely that earnings will also go down..In other words, if you start from a lower position your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
Macys 
P/E 
 = 
Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
=
7.77 times
Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.
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 earning category among related companies.