Macys Shares Owned by Insiders vs. Retained Earnings

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.43  1.89  4.81%

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Macys Retained Earnings vs. Shares Owned by Insiders Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in shares owned by insiders category among related companies. It is regarded third in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  16,668,421,053  of Retained Earnings per Shares Owned by Insiders.
Shares Owned by Insiders show percentage of outstanding shares owned by insiders (such as key officers or members of the board of directors) or private individuals and entities with over 5% of the total shares outstanding. Company executives or private individuals with access to insider information share information about a firm's operations that is not available to the general public.
Macys 
Insiders Shares 
 = 
Executives Shares 
Employees 
=
0.38 %
Although the research on effects of insider trading on prices and volatility is still relatively inconclusive, investors are advised to pay a close attention to the distribution of equities among company's stakeholders to avoid many problems associated with the disclosure of price sensitive information.
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.

Macys Retained Earnings Comparison

  Retained Earnings 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is regarded second in retained earnings category among related companies.
  Shares Owned by Insiders 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in shares owned by insiders category among related companies.