Macys Shares Outstanding vs. Shares Owned by Institutions

M -- USA Stock  

USD 38.27  0.71  1.89%

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Macys Shares Owned by Institutions vs. Shares Outstanding Fundamental Analysis

Macys is regarded fourth in shares outstanding category among related companies. It is rated below average in shares owned by institutions category among related companies . The ratio of Shares Outstanding to Shares Owned by Institutions for Macys is about  3,365,964 
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 
=
306.37 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.
Shares Owned by Institutions show percentage of the outstanding shares of stock issued by a company that are currently owned by other institutions such as asset management firms, hedge funds, or investment banks. Many investors like investing in companies with large percentage of the firm owned by institutions because they believe that larger firms such as banks, pension funds, and mutual funds, will invest when they think that good things are going to happen.
Macys 
Shares Held by Institutions 
 = 
Funds and Banks 
Firms 
=
91.02 %
Since Institution investors conduct a lot of independent research they tend to be more involved and usually more knowledgeable about entities they invest as compared to amateur investors.

Macys Shares Owned by Institutions Comparison

  Shares Owned by Institutions 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in shares owned by institutions category among related companies.
  Shares Outstanding 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded third in shares outstanding category among related companies.