Macy's Inc (M - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $2.53 a share on sales of $8.4 billion before the market opens Feb. 26, based on a FactSet survey of 16 analysts.

In the same period a year ago the department store operator posted earnings of $2.82 a share on sales of $8.7 billion.

The stock has fallen 27.6% since the company last reported earnings on Nov. 14, hurt by a full-year guidance cut in early January.

Quarterly estimates have fallen 4.5 cents a share in the past month. Macy's is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 7.6 based on the 12-month estimates of 18 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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