Macys Shares Outstanding vs. Beta

M -- USA Stock  

USD 35.55  0.37  1.05%

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Macys Beta vs. Shares Outstanding Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in shares outstanding category among related companies. It is rated below average in beta category among related companies . The ratio of Shares Outstanding to Beta for Macys is about  1,227,880,000 
Outstanding Shares are shares of common stock of a public company that were purchased by investors after they were authorized and issued by the company to the public. Outstanding Shares are typically reported on fully diluted bases which include exotic instruments such as options, or convertibles bonds.
Macys 
Shares Outstanding 
 = 
Public Shares 
Repurchased 
=
306.97 M
Outstanding shares that are stated on company Balance Sheet are used when calculating many important valuation and performance indicators including Return on Equity, Market Cap, EPS and many others.
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.
  Shares Outstanding 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in shares outstanding 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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