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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
M's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. M: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
M' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.1
0.02
0.36
Equity to Asset 0.21
M's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. M: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
M' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.21
0.18
0.44
Interest Coverage 5.19
M's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. M: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
M' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 5.39 Max: 7.09
Current: 5.19
1.89
7.09
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -1.95
WACC vs ROIC
5.53%
11.04%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.16
M's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. M: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
M' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.59  Med: 7.56 Max: 9.96
Current: 7.16
-17.59
9.96
Net-margin (%) 3.74
M's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. M: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
M' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 3.83 Max: 5.43
Current: 3.74
-19.3
5.43
ROE (%) 22.19
M's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. M: 22.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
M' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.01  Med: 19.28 Max: 26.25
Current: 22.19
-66.01
26.25
ROA (%) 4.78
M's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. M: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
M' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.24  Med: 4.58 Max: 7.11
Current: 4.78
-19.24
7.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.41
M's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. M: 20.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
M' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.75  Med: 20.65 Max: 30.58
Current: 20.41
-36.75
30.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
M's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. M: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: 4.70 Max: 9.9
Current: 6.6
-3.1
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
M's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. M: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 5.10 Max: 20.4
Current: 2.3
-10.2
20.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
M's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. M: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 1.40 Max: 57.4
Current: -0.2
-22.7
57.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

M Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 290,556 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 355,663 sh (New)
Jim Simons 558,364 sh (New)
Scott Black 39,501 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 187,971 sh (+375.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,678 sh (+154.90%)
David Dreman 12,271 sh (+28.00%)
Dodge & Cox 10,800 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 500,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Richard Snow 652,507 sh (-1.26%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,366,200 sh (-1.68%)
Mario Gabelli 475,990 sh (-20.48%)
Pioneer Investments 380,245 sh (-58.25%)
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Q4 2015

M Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 480,400 sh (New)
David Einhorn 6,739,600 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 771,186 sh (+310.27%)
Richard Snow 702,729 sh (+7.70%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,516,200 sh (+4.46%)
Mario Gabelli 489,525 sh (+2.84%)
Pioneer Investments 382,990 sh (+0.72%)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 500,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 275,356 sh (-5.23%)
Dodge & Cox 10,000 sh (-7.41%)
David Dreman 10,577 sh (-13.80%)
Scott Black 14,574 sh (-63.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,710 sh (-79.43%)
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Q1 2016

M Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,330 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 413,048 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,108 sh (+69.52%)
David Dreman 13,561 sh (+28.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 339,261 sh (+23.21%)
David Einhorn 7,056,400 sh (+4.70%)
Scott Black 14,890 sh (+2.17%)
Dodge & Cox 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Richard Snow 669,299 sh (-4.76%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,309,500 sh (-5.88%)
Mario Gabelli 449,515 sh (-8.17%)
Robert Olstein 181,000 sh (-14.22%)
Steven Cohen 286,900 sh (-40.28%)
Ray Dalio 240,880 sh (-68.76%)
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M Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
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Traded in other countries:MACY34.Brazil, FDO.Germany, M.Mexico,
Macy's Inc is an omnichannel retailer. The Company sells merchandise, including men's, women's and children's apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.

Macy's Inc is incorporated in Delaware in 1985. The Company and its predecessors have been operating department stores since 1830. The Company is an omnichannel retail organization operating stores, websites and mobile applications under three brands (Macy's and Bloomingdale's and Bluemercury) that sells merchandise, including apparel and accessories (men's, women's and children's), cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. The specific assortments vary by size of store, merchandising character and character of customers in the trade areas. The stores are located at urban or suburban sites, in densely populated areas across the United States. The Company operates thirteen Bloomingdale's Outlet stores. Bloomingdale's in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is operated under a license agreement with Al Tayer Insignia, a company of Al Tayer Group, LLC. The retailers with which the Company competes include Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Belk, Bon Ton, Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, Gap, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, L Brands, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Ross Stores, Saks, Sears, Target, TJ Maxx and Wal-Mart. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, inquiries and initiatives in connection with both its core business operations and its credit card and other ancillary operations.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.87
M's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. M: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
M' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.46  Med: 13.62 Max: 28.25
Current: 11.87
3.46
28.25
Forward P/E 10.68
M's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. M: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.97
M's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. M: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
M' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.47  Med: 13.65 Max: 28.25
Current: 11.97
3.47
28.25
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.91
M's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.69 vs. M: 19.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
M' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 12.55 Max: 37.09
Current: 19.91
0.23
37.09
P/B 2.74
M's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. M: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
M' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.97 Max: 4.94
Current: 2.74
0.25
4.94
P/S 0.44
M's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. M: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
M' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.44
0.03
0.95
PFCF 14.61
M's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. M: 14.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
M' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 11.26 Max: 65.3
Current: 14.61
3.26
65.3
POCF 6.38
M's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.88 vs. M: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
M' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.77  Med: 6.79 Max: 12.2
Current: 6.38
2.77
12.2
EV-to-EBIT 9.57
M's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. M: 9.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
M' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 9.90 Max: 17.7
Current: 9.57
-3.7
17.7
EV-to-EBITDA 6.12
M's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. M: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
M' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 6.40 Max: 10.6
Current: 6.12
-5
10.6
PEG 1.80
M's PEG is ranked higher than
56% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. M: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
M' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.8
0.41
3.52
Shiller P/E 27.58
M's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.87 vs. M: 27.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
M' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 45.41 Max: 146.06
Current: 27.58
3.54
146.06
Current Ratio 1.38
M's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. M: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
M' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.38
1.01
2.33
Quick Ratio 0.31
M's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. M: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
M' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.31
0.13
1.15
Days Inventory 139.32
M's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
72% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.69 vs. M: 139.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
M' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 114.51  Med: 119.14 Max: 123.71
Current: 139.32
114.51
123.71
Days Sales Outstanding 6.24
M's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. M: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
M' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 5.64 Max: 7.52
Current: 6.24
4.89
7.52
Days Payable 46.20
M's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. M: 46.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
M' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.04  Med: 52.12 Max: 103.75
Current: 46.2
46.04
103.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.96
M's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. M: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
M' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.69 Max: 9.18
Current: 3.96
0.69
9.18
Dividend Payout 0.48
M's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. M: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
M' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.31 Max: 4.27
Current: 0.48
0.03
4.27
Dividend Growth (3y) 20.30
M's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. M: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
M' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -26.70 Max: 68.1
Current: 20.3
0
68.1
Forward Dividend Yield 4.14
M's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. M: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 27.46
M's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. M: 27.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
M' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.78  Med: 11.72 Max: 63.66
Current: 27.46
4.78
63.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 9.00
M's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. M: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
M' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 1.20 Max: 9
Current: 9
-11.7
9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.69
M's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. M: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
M' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.69
0.02
2.06
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
M's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. M: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
M' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.79
0.09
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.96
M's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. M: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
M' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.27
Current: 1.96
0.5
3.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.41
M's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. M: 10.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
M' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 9.90 Max: 16.5
Current: 10.41
5.6
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.39
M's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. M: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
M' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.6  Med: 10.20 Max: 30
Current: 15.39
-10.6
30

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $26,618
EPS (TTM) $ 3.10
Beta0.75
Short Percentage of Float3.09%
52-Week Range $29.94 - 70.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)308.40

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Revenue (Mil $) 26,067 25,896 26,066
EPS ($) 3.48 3.38 4.01
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.48 3.38 4.01
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-3.12%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.50 1.67 1.83

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