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How to buy Macerich Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in Macerich Company stock.

Macerich Company is a reit-retail business based in the US. Macerich Company shares (MAC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Macerich Company employs 639 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $837.6 million.

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Macerich Company stock price (NYSE: MAC)

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Macerich Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$7.73
52-week range$7.40 - $21.95
50-day moving average $10.01
200-day moving average $13.09
Wall St. target price$12.00
PE ratio 32.7083
Dividend yield $0.6 (7.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.24

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Macerich Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.73 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -11.96%
1 month (2022-08-25) -24.36%
3 months (2022-06-28) -15.52%
6 months (2022-03-24) N/A
1 year (2021-09-28) -56.15%
2 years (2020-09-28) 9.03%
3 years (2019-09-27) 32.31
5 years (2017-09-28) 55.28

Is Macerich Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Macerich Company's P/E ratio

Macerich Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Macerich Company shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Macerich Company's EBITDA

Macerich Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $431 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Macerich Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Macerich Company financials

Revenue TTM $837.6 million
Operating margin TTM 14.34%
Gross profit TTM $487.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.9%
Return on equity TTM 1.07%
Profit margin 4.43%
Book value $13.67
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Macerich Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Macerich Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Macerich Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 12.87

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Macerich Company's overall score of 12.87 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Macerich Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Macerich Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.09/100

Macerich Company's environmental score of 0.09 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Macerich Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Macerich Company's social score

Social score: 5.76/100

Macerich Company's social score of 5.76 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Macerich Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Macerich Company's governance score

Governance score: 6.02/100

Macerich Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Macerich Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Macerich Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Macerich Company scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Macerich Company has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Macerich Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 12.87
Total ESG percentile 6.18
Environmental score 0.09
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 5.76
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 6.02
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 1

Macerich Company share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 3.33% of net profits

Recently Macerich Company has paid out, on average, around 3.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.64% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Macerich Company shareholders could enjoy a 7.64% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Macerich Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

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

Macerich Company's most recent dividend payout was on 7 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Macerich Company's shares ever split?

Macerich Company's shares were split on a 1014:1000 basis on 10 February 2010. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1014 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Macerich Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Macerich Company shares which in turn could have impacted Macerich Company's share price.

Macerich Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Macerich Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.4 up to $21.9461. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MAC.US volatility(beta: 1.96)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 Macerich Company's is 1.9632. This would suggest that Macerich Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Macerich Company overview

Macerich is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust, which focuses on the acquisition, leasing, management, development and redevelopment of regional malls throughout the United States. Macerich currently owns 51 million square feet of real estate consisting primarily of interests in 47 regional shopping centers. Macerich specializes in successful retail properties in many of the country's most attractive, densely populated markets with significant presence in the West Coast, Arizona, Chicago and the Metro New York to Washington, DC corridor. A recognized leader in sustainability, Macerich has achieved the #1 GRESB ranking in the North American Retail Sector for five straight years (2015 " 2019). .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Macerich Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.06% of Macerich Company shares are held by insiders and 87.945% by institutions.
How many people work for Macerich Company?
Latest data suggests 639 work at Macerich Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Macerich Company?
Macerich Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Macerich Company based?
Macerich Company's address is: 401 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, United States, 90401
What is Macerich Company's ISIN number?
Macerich Company's international securities identification number is: US5543821012
What is Macerich Company's CUSIP number?
Macerich Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 554382101

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