Macys Retained Earnings vs. Operating Margin

Macys Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 25.83  1.24  5.04%

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Macys Inc Operating Margin vs. Retained Earnings Fundamental Analysis

Macys Inc is regarded third in retained earnings category among related companies. It is rated below average in operating margin category among related companies . The ratio of Retained Earnings to Operating Margin for Macys Inc is about  967,022,901 
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Macys 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
=
6.33 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.
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 
=
6.55 %
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.

Comparison

Operating Margin Comparison
  Operating Margin 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded fifth in operating margin category among related companies.
  Retained Earnings 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in retained earnings category among related companies.
Macys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. more
NameMacys Inc
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
Bond Rating
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00794367.0
ISINUS55616P1049
CUSIP55616P104
Related EntityFD
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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