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How to buy Macy’s stock

Learn how to easily invest in Macy’s stock.

Macy’s is a department stores business based in the US. Macy’s shares (M) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Macy’s stock price (NYSE: M)

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Macy’s shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-03-23.
Latest market close$17.10
52-week range$14.86 - $26.42
50-day moving average $21.72
200-day moving average $19.98
Wall St. target price$24.18
PE ratio 4.5048
Dividend yield $0.63 (3.58%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.19

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Is it a good time to buy Macy’s stock?

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Macy’s price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.1 from 2023-03-27

1 week (2023-03-22) -5.00%
1 month (2023-03-01) -16.30%
3 months (2022-12-25) N/A
6 months (2022-09-27) 8.09%
1 year (2022-03-29) -35.71%
2 years (2021-03-29) 7.75%
3 years (2020-03-27) 209.22%
5 years (2018-03-29) 24.9385

Is Macy’s stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Macy’s stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Macy’s's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Macy’s financials

Revenue TTM $25.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.73%
Gross profit TTM $10 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.18%
Return on equity TTM 3055.95%
Profit margin 4.65%
Book value $15.05
Market capitalisation $5.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Macy’s share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 13.21% of net profits

Recently Macy’s has paid out, on average, around 13.21% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.58% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Macy’s shareholders could enjoy a 3.58% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Macy’s's case, that would currently equate to about $0.63 per share.

While Macy’s's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Macy’s is investing more in its future growth.

Macy’s's most recent dividend payout was on 2 April 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Macy’s's shares ever split?

Macy’s's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Macy’s shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Macy’s shares which in turn could have impacted Macy’s's share price.

Macy’s share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Macy’s's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.8564 up to $26.4151. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

M.US volatility(beta: 1.86)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Macy’s's is 1.8622. This would suggest that Macy’s's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Macy’s overview

Macy's, Inc. , an omni-channel retail organization, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications. The company sells a range of merchandise, such as apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. It operates under the Macy's, Macy's Backstage, Market by Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Bloomingdale's The Outlet, Bloomies, and bluemercury brands. It also operates in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and Al Zahra, Kuwait under the license agreements. The company also operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Macy’s is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.297% of Macy’s shares are held by insiders and 84.464% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Macy’s?
Macy’s's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is Macy’s based?
Macy’s's address is: 151 West 34th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10001
What is Macy’s's ISIN number?
Macy’s's international securities identification number is: US55616P1049
What is Macy’s's CUSIP number?
Macy’s's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 31410H101

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