Macys Short Ratio vs. Return On Equity

Macys -- USA Stock  

USD 29.96  0.55  1.87%

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Macys Return On Equity vs. Short Ratio Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies. It is regarded third in return on equity category among related companies reporting about  7.43  of Return On Equity per Short Ratio.
Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
Macys 
Short Ratio 
 = 
Short Interest 
Average Trading Volume 
=
4.14 times
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.
Return on Equity or ROE tells company stockholders how effectually their money is being utilized or reinvested. It is a useful ratio when analyzing company profitability or the management effectiveness given the capital invested by the shareholders. ROE shows how effecently a company utilizes investments to generate income.
Macys 
Return on Equity 
 = 
Net Income 
Total Equity 
X
100 
=
30.77 %
For most industries Return on Equity between 10% and 30% are considered desirable to provide dividends to owners and have funds for future growth of the company. Investors should be very careful using ROE as the only efficiency indicator because ROE can be high if a company is heavily leveraged.

Macys Return On Equity Comparison

Macys is regarded second in return on equity category among related companies.
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Macys is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies.