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DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
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Macy's (M) Competitors

$19.50
+0.38 (+1.99%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

M vs. DDS, KSS, BURL, BECN, SFM, CPRI, MNSO, ANF, AN, and SIG

Should you be buying Macy's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Macy's include Dillard's (DDS), Kohl's (KSS), Burlington Stores (BURL), Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN), Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), Capri (CPRI), MINISO Group (MNSO), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), AutoNation (AN), and Signet Jewelers (SIG). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Macy's vs.

Macy's (NYSE:M) and Dillard's (NYSE:DDS) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, community ranking, dividends and risk.

Macy's received 498 more outperform votes than Dillard's when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 60.71% of users gave Dillard's an outperform vote while only 60.01% of users gave Macy's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Macy'sOutperform Votes
923
60.01%
Underperform Votes
615
39.99%
Dillard'sOutperform Votes
425
60.71%
Underperform Votes
275
39.29%

In the previous week, Macy's had 8 more articles in the media than Dillard's. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Macy's and 9 mentions for Dillard's. Dillard's' average media sentiment score of 0.54 beat Macy's' score of 0.49 indicating that Dillard's is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Macy's
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Dillard's
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Macy's has a beta of 2.16, suggesting that its stock price is 116% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dillard's has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

82.7% of Macy's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.4% of Dillard's shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Macy's shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 32.5% of Dillard's shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Macy's pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Dillard's pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Macy's pays out 26.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Dillard's pays out 2.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Macy's currently has a consensus price target of $15.45, suggesting a potential downside of 20.75%. Dillard's has a consensus price target of $303.50, suggesting a potential downside of 29.47%. Given Macy's' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Macy's is more favorable than Dillard's.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Macy's
3 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.89
Dillard's
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Dillard's has a net margin of 11.51% compared to Macy's' net margin of 2.92%. Dillard's' return on equity of 43.04% beat Macy's' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Macy's2.92% 19.53% 4.76%
Dillard's 11.51%43.04%20.22%

Macy's has higher revenue and earnings than Dillard's. Macy's is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dillard's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Macy's$24.44B0.22$1.18B$2.467.93
Dillard's$6.87B1.02$891.64M$46.219.31

Summary

Dillard's beats Macy's on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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M vs. The Competition

MetricMacy'sDepartment stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.34B$5.50B$20.97B$17.66B
Dividend Yield3.46%1.69%182.87%3.57%
P/E Ratio7.9357.8221.5922.37
Price / Sales0.227.012.357.45
Price / Cash2.446.7716.7817.54
Price / Book1.304.146.056.10
Net Income$1.18B$537.01M$628.83M$870.05M
7 Day Performance0.21%0.06%-1.09%-0.34%
1 Month Performance7.44%1.15%2.75%2.47%
1 Year Performance-5.20%2.08%2.03%89.24%

Macy's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DDS
Dillard's
2.7609 of 5 stars
$425.59
+0.6%
$303.50
-28.7%
+26.0%$6.90B$6.87B9.2129,900Upcoming Earnings
KSS
Kohl's
2.5306 of 5 stars
$27.92
+1.3%
$24.50
-12.2%
-6.7%$3.09B$17.54B-21.3197,000Gap Down
BURL
Burlington Stores
3.2983 of 5 stars
$193.73
-0.7%
$207.83
+7.3%
-10.3%$12.50B$8.70B42.5861,166Analyst Report
News Coverage
BECN
Beacon Roofing Supply
1.7223 of 5 stars
$84.58
-0.6%
$92.64
+9.5%
+47.3%$5.36B$8.43B-79.797,478Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SFM
Sprouts Farmers Market
1.059 of 5 stars
$53.07
+0.4%
$38.88
-26.7%
+90.1%$5.39B$6.40B21.7531,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
CPRI
Capri
2.5576 of 5 stars
$47.05
-0.6%
$50.50
+7.3%
-7.4%$5.48B$5.62B26.4315,500Positive News
MNSO
MINISO Group
4.0121 of 5 stars
$18.07
+0.6%
$27.90
+54.4%
+15.2%$5.71B$1.58B20.303,696News Coverage
ANF
Abercrombie & Fitch
2.4984 of 5 stars
$116.46
-3.7%
$69.43
-40.4%
+323.9%$5.87B$3.70B29.1229,600Gap Down
AN
AutoNation
1.8065 of 5 stars
$138.38
-3.1%
$175.13
+26.6%
-0.7%$5.88B$26.95B6.1023,600Analyst Downgrade
SIG
Signet Jewelers
2.469 of 5 stars
$107.48
+2.0%
$101.00
-6.0%
+43.3%$4.67B$7.34B13.0129,660News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:M) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff