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) pushed the Retail industry higher today making it today's featured retail winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Macy's rose 79 cents (2%) to $40.42 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5.2 million shares of Macy's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $39.53-$40.52 after having opened the day at $39.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.63. Other companies within the Retail industry that increased today were:
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Macy's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores and Internet Websites in the United States. Its retail stores and Internet Web sites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. Macy's has a market cap of $16.42 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Macy's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and four rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Macy's as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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