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Macy's ROA %

: 6.62% (As of Apr. 2022)
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ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. Macy's's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $1,144 Mil. Macy's's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $17,281 Mil. Therefore, Macy's's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 6.62%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Macy's's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

M' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.29   Med: 5.96   Max: 9.03
Current: 9.03

During the past 13 years, Macy's's highest ROA % was 9.03%. The lowest was -20.29%. And the median was 5.96%.

M's ROA % is ranked better than
80.76% of 1128 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 2.86 vs M: 9.03

Macy's ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Macy's's ROA % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Macy's Annual Data
Trend Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
ROA %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.94 5.71 2.79 -20.29 8.10

Macy's Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
ROA % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.30 7.56 5.21 16.57 6.62

Competitive Comparison

For the Department Stores subindustry, Macy's's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Macy's ROA % Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Macy's's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Macy's's ROA % falls into.



Macy's ROA % Calculation

Macy's's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Jan. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (A: Jan. 2021 )+Total Assets (A: Jan. 2022 ))/ count )
=1430/( (17706+17590)/ 2 )
=1430/17648
=8.10 %

Macy's's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Apr. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Jan. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Apr. 2022 ))/ count )
=1144/( (17590+16972)/ 2 )
=1144/17281
=6.62 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2022) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Macy's  (NYSE:M) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Apr. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=1144/17281
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(1144 / 22156)*(22156 / 17281)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=5.16 %*1.2821
=6.62 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2022) revenue data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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Macy's Business Description

Macy's logo
Address
151 West 34th Street, New York, NY, USA, 10001
Founded in 1858 and based in New York City, Macy's operates 570 stores under the Macy's nameplate, 58 stores under the Bloomingdale's nameplate, and 160 freestanding Bluemercury specialty beauty stores (as of the end of fiscal-year 2021). Macy's also operates e-commerce sites and licenses two Bloomingdale's stores in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. Women's apparel, accessories, shoes, cosmetics, and fragrances comprised 59% of Macy's 2021 sales.
Executives
Granoff Jill director LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC. 1441 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10018
Chandoha Marie A director C/O THE CHARLES SCHWAB CORPORATION 211 MAIN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Zhen Tracey director C/O MACY'S, INC. 145 PROGRESS PLACE SPRINGDALE OH 45246
Buchanan Ashley director C/O THE MICHAELS COMPANIES, INC. 8000 BENT BRANCH DRIVE IRVING TX 75063
Mitchell Adrian V officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O MACY'S, INC. 151 WEST 34TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10001
Griscom Paul officer: Interim Principal Acctg. Offr. C/O MACY'S, INC. 145 PROGRESS PLACE SPRINGDALE OH 45246
Harper John T. officer: Chief Operations Officer C/O MACY'S, INC. 151 WEST 34TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10001
Boone Torrence director 3308 N MITTHOEFFER INDIANAPOLIS IN 46235
Abney David P director 55 GLENLAKE PARWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Price Paula A officer: Chief Financial Officer ONE CVS DRIVE WOONSOCKET RI 02895
Kirgan Danielle L. officer: Chief Human Resources Officer C/O MACY'S, INC. 151 WEST 34TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10001
Lawton Iii Harry A officer: President C/O EBAY INC. 2065 SAN JOSE CA 95125
Spring Antony officer: Chairman & CEO, Bloomingdale's C/O MACY'S, INC. 7 WEST SEVENTH STREET CINCINNATI OH 45202
Lennox Richard A officer: Chief Marketing Officer C/O MACYS, INC. 7 WEST SEVENTH STREET CINCINNATI OH 45202
Garcia C Elisa D officer: Chief Legal Officer 151 WEST 34TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10001

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