Macys Retained Earnings vs. Total Asset

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.27  0.46  1.19%

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Macys Total Asset vs. Retained Earnings Fundamental Analysis

Macys is regarded third in retained earnings category among related companies. It is regarded fourth in total asset category among related companies fabricating about  2.54  of Total Asset per Retained Earnings.
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.
Total Asset is everything that a business owns. It is the sum of current and long-term assets owned by a firm at a given time. These assets are listed on a balance sheet and typically valued based on their purchasing prices, not the current market value.
Macys 
Total Asset 
 = 
Tangible Assets 
Intangible Assets 
=
16.11 B
Total Asset is typically divided on the balance sheet on current asset and long-term asset. Long-term is the value of a company property, and other capital assets that are expected to be useable for more than one year. Long term assets are reported net of depreciation. On the other hand current assets are assets that are expected to be sold or converted to cash as part of normal business operation.

Macys Total Asset Comparison

  Total Asset 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded third in total asset category among related companies.
  Retained Earnings 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in retained earnings category among related companies.