Macy's Inc (M): Price and Financial Metrics

Macy's Inc (M): $17.08

0.08 (+0.47%)

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M POWR Grades

  • M scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.9% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for M is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • M's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 2.12% of US stocks).

M Stock Summary

  • Macy's Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95.43% of US listed stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Macy's Inc is higher than just 13.57% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.27, Macy's Inc has a higher such ratio than only 4.07% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Macy's Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be IMBI, HALL, CAL, UNM, and HBI.
  • M's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Macy's Inc's official web site, go to

M Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, M's EV/EBIT ratio is 445.45% lower, now standing at -64.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, M's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 90.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, M's price/earnings ratio has gone up 14.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for M.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
M 2013-02-14 0.6 2.8 11.6 8.3
M 2010-05-28 0.4 2.0 26.7 15.3
M 2009-03-26 0.2 0.4 5.6 8.4
M 2005-07-25 0.8 2.0 18.0 10.9
M 2005-03-08 0.7 1.8 14.5 9.9
M 2004-01-28 0.6 1.5 14.6 9.9

M Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of M, see our M price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $19.28 Average Broker Recommendation 2.22 (Moderate Sell)

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M Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.08 52-week high $22.30
Prev. close $17.00 52-week low $5.57
Day low $16.80 Volume 12,271,800
Day high $17.56 Avg. volume 17,982,883
50-day MA $18.15 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.61 Market Cap 5.33B

Macy's Inc (M) Company Bio

Macy's sells a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods through its department stores and direct-to-consumer. The company was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

M Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$17.08$0.67 -96%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for M, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Macy's Inc ranked in the 7th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 96%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Macy's Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 41. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 10.61% of US equities in the Consumer Cyclical sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.59 years, is -0.24% -- higher than just 6.47% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Macy's Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -15.87. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 5.19% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

BJRI, CHH, AEO, CNTY, and DJCO can be thought of as valuation peers to M, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest M News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Macy's Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate M as an investment opportunity.

These 2 Major Brands Are Threatening Malls' Survival

Over the past year, a number of retailers have talked about abandoning malls and opening stand-alone stores in shopping centers instead. First, establishing a shopping center presence gives retailers a chance to attract customers without the same competition that would normally be found in a mall setting. Off-mall stores in shopping centers help solve that issue to some degree.

Yahoo | August 1, 2021

‘It’s going to be an exceptional back to school season’: USPA Global Licensing President

J. Michael Prince, USPA Global Licensing President & CEO, joins Yahoo Finance’s Adam Shapiro and Seana Smith to discuss back to school trends, as spending is expected to reach record highs, and how the pandemic has changed consumer habits.

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

Macy's (M) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Macy's (M) closed at $16.63, marking a -0.6% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Macy’s, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results on August 19, 2021

NEW YORK, July 29, 2021--Macy’s, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results on August 19, 2021

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Macy's names CVS vet as Bluemercury CEO

Macy's Inc. has named Maly Bernstein chief executive of the Bluemercury chain of beauty shops, effective September 13. Bernstein will be based out of the Bluemercury headquarters in Bethesda, Md. and report to Tony Spring, chief executive of Bloomingdale's. Bernstein was most recently vice president of e-commerce at CVS Health Corp. and has executive experience in the beauty and personal care space. Bernstein succeeds Marla Beck, who has moved on to pursue other opportunities. Macy's stock has r

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

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M Price Returns

1-mo -8.27%
3-mo -3.61%
6-mo 15.80%
1-year 181.85%
3-year -49.46%
5-year -34.74%
YTD 51.82%
2020 -31.09%
2019 -38.21%
2018 23.64%
2017 -25.29%
2016 6.51%

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Macy's Inc (M) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Macy's Inc (M) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Macy's Inc (M) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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