Macys Retained Earnings vs. Total Debt

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.85  0.11  0.28%

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Macys Total Debt vs. Retained Earnings Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in retained earnings category among related companies. It is rated below average in total debt category among related companies making up about  0.93  of Total Debt per Retained Earnings. The ratio of Retained Earnings to Total Debt for Macys is roughly  1.08 
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.
Retained Earnings 
Beginning RE + Income 
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 Debt refers to the amount of long term interest-bearing liabilities that a company carries on its balance sheet. That may include bonds sold to public, notes written to banks or capital leases. Typically, debt can help a company magnify its earnings, but the burden of interest and principle payments will eventually prevent the firm from borrow excessively.
Total Debt 
5.88 B
In most industries, total debt may also include current portion of long-term debt. Since debt terms vary widely from one company to another, simply comparing outstanding debt obligations between different companies may not be adequate. It is usually meaningful to compare total debt amounts between companies that operate within the same sector.
Macys is rated below average in total debt category among related companies. Total debt of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is now estimated at about 124.53 Billion. Macys holds roughly 5.88 Billion in total debt claiming about 5% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.
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Macys is currently under evaluation in retained earnings category among related companies.