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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
M's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. M: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
M' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.21
0.02
0.36
Equity to Asset 0.25
M's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. M: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
M' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.25
0.2
0.44
Interest Coverage 7.09
M's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.59 vs. M: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
M' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.79  Med: 4.68 Max: 7.09
Current: 7.09
1.79
7.09
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.77
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
7.58%
15.69%
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 (%) 9.86
M's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. M: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
M' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.59  Med: 8.80 Max: 10.83
Current: 9.86
-17.59
10.83
Net-margin (%) 5.33
M's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. M: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
M' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.3  Med: 4.00 Max: 6.28
Current: 5.33
-19.3
6.28
ROE (%) 26.85
M's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. M: 26.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
M' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -66.01  Med: 11.84 Max: 26.25
Current: 26.85
-66.01
26.25
ROA (%) 6.99
M's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. M: 6.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
M' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.24  Med: 4.68 Max: 7.08
Current: 6.99
-19.24
7.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.96
M's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. M: 29.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
M' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -36.75  Med: 14.64 Max: 31.2
Current: 29.96
-36.75
31.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
M's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. M: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.4  Med: 4.50 Max: 9.9
Current: 8.2
-4.4
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
M's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. M: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.7  Med: 8.90 Max: 17.2
Current: 8.9
-1.7
17.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
M's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. M: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
M' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.3  Med: 13.10 Max: 97
Current: 13.1
-24.3
97
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

M Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 3,767 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 169,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 61,023 sh (+679.35%)
Ray Dalio 52,171 sh (+205.61%)
Jim Simons 2,003,964 sh (+13.18%)
Mario Gabelli 710,844 sh (+1.22%)
Steven Cohen 77,700 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,723,600 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 16,422 sh (-5.20%)
Robert Olstein 202,700 sh (-7.02%)
Pioneer Investments 2,665,437 sh (-9.46%)
Richard Snow 642,368 sh (-21.12%)
David Dreman 859 sh (-79.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 66,200 sh (-89.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,178 sh (-96.53%)
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Q3 2014

M Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,368 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 246,400 sh (New)
George Soros 82,467 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 836,557 sh (+6248.13%)
David Dreman 4,182 sh (+386.85%)
John Burbank 5,064 sh (+34.43%)
Louis Moore Bacon 71,565 sh (+17.28%)
Richard Snow 714,632 sh (+11.25%)
Ray Dalio 53,971 sh (+3.45%)
Brian Rogers 3,723,600 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 16,422 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,726,943 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 685,749 sh (-3.53%)
Robert Olstein 186,000 sh (-8.24%)
RS Investment Management 154,700 sh (-8.52%)
PRIMECAP Management 36,200 sh (-45.32%)
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Q4 2014

M Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 369,764 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 244,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 65,271 sh (+20.94%)
Robert Olstein 200,000 sh (+7.53%)
Pioneer Investments 2,900,688 sh (+6.37%)
Richard Snow 742,439 sh (+3.89%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 250,200 sh (+1.54%)
Dodge & Cox 16,422 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,723,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
RS Investment Management 154,244 sh (-0.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 825,023 sh (-1.38%)
David Dreman 4,094 sh (-2.10%)
Mario Gabelli 665,334 sh (-2.98%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,806 sh (-89.09%)
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Q1 2015

M Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Einhorn 1,680,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 9,199 sh (+124.69%)
Ray Dalio 127,071 sh (+94.68%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,093,896 sh (+32.59%)
Robert Olstein 215,000 sh (+7.50%)
Jim Simons 371,264 sh (+0.41%)
Brian Rogers 3,723,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Richard Snow 723,165 sh (-2.60%)
Mario Gabelli 640,539 sh (-3.73%)
Pioneer Investments 2,298,818 sh (-20.75%)
Dodge & Cox 11,922 sh (-27.40%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.00
M's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. M: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
M' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.46  Med: 14.14 Max: 28.25
Current: 16
3.46
28.25
Forward P/E 14.33
M's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. M: 14.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.90
M's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. M: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
M' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.47  Med: 14.17 Max: 28.25
Current: 15.9
3.47
28.25
P/B 4.41
M's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. M: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
M' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.80 Max: 4.57
Current: 4.41
0.25
4.57
P/S 0.85
M's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. M: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
M' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.85
0.03
0.93
PFCF 16.17
M's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.03 vs. M: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
M' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.54  Med: 10.82 Max: 56.74
Current: 16.17
3.54
56.74
POCF 9.23
M's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. M: 9.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
M' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.79  Med: 6.84 Max: 11.7
Current: 9.23
2.79
11.7
EV-to-EBIT 10.37
M's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. M: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
M' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.6  Med: 9.80 Max: 18.4
Current: 10.37
-3.6
18.4
PEG 1.20
M's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. M: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
M' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.58 Max: 9.45
Current: 1.2
0.43
9.45
Shiller P/E 21.96
M's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. M: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
M' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.69  Med: 25.31 Max: 760.86
Current: 21.96
2.69
760.86
Current Ratio 1.52
M's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. M: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
M' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.52
1.01
2.4
Quick Ratio 0.41
M's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. M: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
M' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.41
0.13
1.24
Days Inventory 133.07
M's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. M: 133.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
M' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 114.51  Med: 123.23 Max: 143.03
Current: 133.07
114.51
143.03
Days Sales Outstanding 3.37
M's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. M: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
M' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.89  Med: 46.80 Max: 98.21
Current: 3.37
4.89
98.21

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.92
M's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. M: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
M' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.45 Max: 9.18
Current: 1.92
0.69
9.18
Dividend Payout 0.30
M's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. M: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
M' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.30 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.3
0.03
2.5
Dividend growth (3y) 50.30
M's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. M: 50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
M' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -27.20 Max: 68.1
Current: 50.3
0
68.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.02
M's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. M: 15.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
M' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 11.19 Max: 71.83
Current: 15.02
5.4
71.83
Share Buyback Rate 5.60
M's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. M: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
M' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 1.80 Max: -13.6
Current: 5.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 29.45
M's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. M: 29.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
M' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.24 Max: 117.13
Current: 29.45
0.95
117.13
Price/Projected FCF 1.09
M's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. M: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
M' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.09
0.02
2.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
M's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. M: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
M' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.4
0.08
1.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.45
M's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. M: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
M' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.45
0.5
3.39
Price/Graham Number 4.49
M's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
88% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. M: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
M' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.41 Max: 6.54
Current: 4.49
0.48
6.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.60
M's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. M: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
M' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.10 Max: 16.1
Current: 9.6
5.4
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.20
M's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. M: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
M' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -13.1  Med: 7.65 Max: 29.4
Current: 16.2
-13.1
29.4

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 28,474 29,071 29,704
EPS($) 4.71 5.20 5.61
EPS without NRI($) 4.71 5.20 5.61

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
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Traded in other countries:M.Mexico, FDO.Germany,
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 and operates websites under two brands (Macy's and Bloomingdale's) 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.
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