Macys Price to Earning vs. Number of Shares Shorted

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.65  0.31  0.80%

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Macys Number of Shares Shorted 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 number of shares shorted category among related companies making about  6,122,973  of Number of Shares Shorted 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 
=
7.40 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.
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.

Macys Number of Shares Shorted Comparison

  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
Macys is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.
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