Macys Profit Margin vs. Beta

M -- USA Stock  

USD 35.69  0.94  2.71%

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Macys Beta vs. Profit Margin Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in profit margin category among related companies. It is rated below average in beta category among related companies totaling about  0.04  of Beta per Profit Margin. The ratio of Profit Margin to Beta for Macys is roughly  26.64 
Profit Margin measures overall efficiency of a company and shows its ability to withstand competition as well as defend against adverse conditions such as rising costs, falling prices, decline in sales or management distress. Profit margin tells investors how well the company executes on its overall pricing strategies as well as how effective the company in controlling its costs.
Macys 
Profit Margin 
 = 
Net Income 
Revenue 
X
100 
=
6.66 %
In a nutshell, Profit Margin indicator shows the amount of money the company makes from total sales or revenue. It can provide a good insight into companies in the same sector, as well as help to identify trends of a company from year to year.
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
Macys 
Beta 
 = 
Covariance 
Variance 
=
0.25
In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.

Macys Beta Comparison

  Beta 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in beta category among related companies.
  Profit Margin 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in profit margin category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

As returns on market increase, Macys returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding Macys will be expected to be smaller as well.
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