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DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13

Macy's Stock Competitors

$26.80
-0.90 (-3.25%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.11
$28.13
50-Day Range
$22.21
$37.37
52-Week Range
$10.07
$37.95
Volume
19.13 million shs
Average Volume
18.56 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.30 billion
P/E Ratio
10.08
Dividend Yield
2.17%
Beta
2.04

Macy's (NYSE:M) Vs. FAST, KR, DLTR, BBY, TSCO, W, EXPE, KMX, YUMC, and ULTA

Should you be buying Macy's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Macy's include Fastenal (FAST), Kroger (KR), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Best Buy (BBY), Tractor Supply (TSCO), Wayfair (W), Expedia Group (EXPE), CarMax (KMX), Yum China (YUMC), and Ulta Beauty (ULTA). These companies are all part of the "department stores" industry.These companies are all part of the "department stores" industry.These companies are all part of the "department stores" industry.These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Macy's vs.

Macy's (NYSE:M) and Kroger (NYSE:KR) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, community ranking, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

Macy's currently has a consensus price target of $33.10, suggesting a potential upside of 23.51%. Kroger has a consensus price target of $42.71, suggesting a potential downside of 1.65%. Given Macy's' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Macy's is more favorable than Kroger.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Macy's
4 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.15
Kroger
4 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.86

Macy's pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Macy's pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Kroger pays out 63.2% 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 is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

85.2% of Macy's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.7% of Kroger shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Macy's shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Kroger shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Kroger had 51 more articles in the media than Macy's. MarketBeat recorded 56 mentions for Kroger and 5 mentions for Macy's. Kroger's average media sentiment score of 0.28 beat Macy's' score of -0.15 indicating that Kroger is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Macy's
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Kroger
6 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
27 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Kroger received 141 more outperform votes than Macy's when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.24% of users gave Kroger an outperform vote while only 62.28% of users gave Macy's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Macy'sOutperform Votes
905
62.28%
Underperform Votes
548
37.72%
KrogerOutperform Votes
1046
66.24%
Underperform Votes
533
33.76%

Macy's has a beta of 2.04, meaning that its share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kroger has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its share price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Macy's$17.35 billion0.48-$3.94 billion$2.6610.08
Kroger$132.50 billion0.24$2.59 billion$1.3332.65

Macy's has a net margin of 3.75% compared to Kroger's net margin of 0.75%. Macy's' return on equity of 41.33% beat Kroger's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Macy's 3.75% 41.33% 6.49%
Kroger 0.75% 29.28% 5.61%

Summary

Macy's beats Kroger on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding M and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Macy's (NYSE:M) vs. Its Competitors

TypeMacy'sDepartment stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$8.58B$6.47B$20.62B$15.06B
Dividend Yield2.17%4.29%190.76%3.18%
P/E Ratio10.0810.9826.2522.91
Price / Sales0.487.8053.4031.28
Price / Cash29.7772.82166.7488.79
Price / Book2.765.3210.117.60
Net Income-$3.94B-$932.63M$539.37M$372.27M
7 Day Performance-12.07%-3.65%-5.43%-3.09%
1 Month Performance-14.49%-6.59%-9.99%-7.77%
1 Year Performance128.67%40.72%42.99%21.42%

Macy's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FAST
Fastenal
2.6965 of 5 stars
$60.13
-0.8%
$53.17
-11.6%
+25.1%$34.31B$5.65B38.7920,365
KR
Kroger
2.5988 of 5 stars
$43.43
-2.8%
$42.71
-1.6%
+42.0%$32.30B$132.50B32.65465,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DLTR
Dollar Tree
2.3802 of 5 stars
$137.04
-1.6%
$141.18
-3.0%
+21.8%$30.33B$25.51B23.15199,327
BBY
Best Buy
3.2262 of 5 stars
$105.87
-1.8%
$131.08
-23.8%
+0.3%$26.04B$47.26B10.26102,000
TSCO
Tractor Supply
2.7146 of 5 stars
$227.96
-0.1%
$217.85
-4.4%
+69.6%$25.95B$10.62B29.0841,000News Coverage
W
Wayfair
2.7433 of 5 stars
$234.41
-0.9%
$304.83
-30.0%
-2.1%$24.51B$14.15B300.5316,122Insider Selling
EXPE
Expedia Group
2.1743 of 5 stars
$155.58
-3.7%
$185.62
-19.3%
+21.0%$24.44B$5.20B-22.8119,100Analyst Downgrade
KMX
CarMax
1.9564 of 5 stars
$142.68
-1.0%
$151.55
-6.2%
+47.9%$23.13B$18.95B20.2726,889Analyst Revision
News Coverage
YUMC
Yum China
2.7214 of 5 stars
$48.65
-3.0%
$78.72
-61.8%
-14.3%$20.83B$8.26B31.59400,000
ULTA
Ulta Beauty
2.4057 of 5 stars
$378.81
-1.3%
$435.87
-15.1%
+35.5%$20.59B$6.15B29.1237,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
BBWI
Bath & Body Works
3.3179 of 5 stars
$72.96
-2.1%
$88.07
-20.7%
N/A$19.70B$11.85B12.8792,300
BURL
Burlington Stores
1.8139 of 5 stars
$288.56
-1.5%
$352.41
-22.1%
+24.9%$19.26B$5.76B44.1247,000
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
2.7654 of 5 stars
$521.77
-0.6%
$509.70
-2.3%
+36.2%$19.10B$4.12B39.6814,400Analyst Upgrade
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.9889 of 5 stars
$142.35
-0.5%
$167.54
-17.7%
+24.0%$18.48B$7.20B22.81160,000
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
2.7424 of 5 stars
$56.10
-0.1%
$70.62
-25.9%
-7.3%$17.70B$4.97B23.185,200
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
2.7831 of 5 stars
$226.86
-0.8%
$241.44
-6.4%
+48.8%$14.26B$10.11B22.9668,000
FBHS
Fortune Brands Home & Security
2.9564 of 5 stars
$103.73
-1.2%
$107.50
-3.6%
+28.1%$14.08B$6.09B19.1427,500
GME
GameStop
1.2417 of 5 stars
$172.39
-5.3%
$27.50
-84.0%
+920.1%$13.89B$5.09B-179.5712,000Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
BLDR
Builders FirstSource
1.9898 of 5 stars
$71.11
-3.1%
$68.83
-3.2%
+101.4%$13.62B$8.56B9.6426,000Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WSM
Williams-Sonoma
2.6765 of 5 stars
$181.00
-2.0%
$189.48
-4.7%
+61.9%$13.46B$6.78B14.4016,600
FTCH
Farfetch
2.2748 of 5 stars
$33.85
-0.6%
$56.67
-67.4%
-40.8%$11.99B$1.67B-4.595,441
RH
RH
2.5695 of 5 stars
$537.14
-4.4%
$732.69
-36.4%
+14.8%$11.50B$2.85B31.174,750Upcoming Earnings
TPR
Tapestry
3.0029 of 5 stars
$40.82
-0.3%
$47.81
-17.1%
+39.1%$11.23B$5.75B13.9817,300Short Interest ↓
FIVE
Five Below
2.2345 of 5 stars
$192.45
-3.2%
$231.18
-20.1%
+19.1%$11.13B$1.96B41.3019,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LEVI
Levi Strauss & Co.
2.6167 of 5 stars
$25.20
-0.7%
$34.20
-35.7%
+27.1%$10.20B$4.45B22.5014,800Insider Selling
DKS
DICK'S Sporting Goods
3.4648 of 5 stars
$110.87
-2.7%
$126.53
-14.1%
+97.5%$10.09B$9.58B8.5750,100
CPRI
Capri
2.6631 of 5 stars
$61.50
-2.5%
$71.72
-16.6%
+57.2%$9.25B$4.06B22.9513,800Short Interest ↓
LAD
Lithia Motors
3.2639 of 5 stars
$290.79
-0.3%
$396.00
-36.2%
-1.3%$8.78B$13.12B8.6314,538
GLBE
Global-e Online
1.625 of 5 stars
$56.55
-6.1%
$68.13
-20.5%
N/A$8.53B$136.38M0.00289Options Volume
TPX
Tempur Sealy International
2.952 of 5 stars
$43.67
-2.7%
$49.67
-13.7%
+73.4%$8.41B$3.68B15.329,000News Coverage
AN
AutoNation
2.1001 of 5 stars
$124.04
-2.2%
$129.29
-4.2%
+84.0%$8.13B$20.39B8.5421,600News Coverage
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
2.9531 of 5 stars
$102.60
-1.7%
$118.80
-15.8%
+75.3%$8.03B$20.44B7.6523,000
KSS
Kohl's
2.9973 of 5 stars
$48.45
-3.0%
$65.62
-35.4%
+18.5%$7.51B$15.96B7.55146,000Analyst Upgrade
CASY
Casey's General Stores
3.0548 of 5 stars
$195.77
-0.2%
$236.80
-21.0%
+2.2%$7.26B$8.71B23.4537,205Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PFGC
Performance Food Group
2.5992 of 5 stars
$40.59
-1.3%
$63.38
-56.1%
-15.8%$6.26B$30.40B123.0023,000Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
GPS
Gap
3.4643 of 5 stars
$16.72
-2.5%
$26.63
-59.2%
-22.1%$6.09B$13.80B12.76117,000Analyst Downgrade
TXRH
Texas Roadhouse
3.0574 of 5 stars
$82.50
-1.3%
$106.74
-29.4%
+3.3%$5.75B$2.40B27.3261,600Options Volume
News Coverage
DDS
Dillard's
2.8198 of 5 stars
$250.78
-8.7%
$141.80
-43.5%
+359.9%$5.17B$4.30B8.6729,000Analyst Report
NEGG
Newegg Commerce
0.3333 of 5 stars
$13.96
-21.0%
N/AN/A$5.15B$360K0.006Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
FIGS
FIGS
1.975 of 5 stars
$30.02
-7.3%
$42.42
-41.3%
N/A$4.91B$263.11M0.00202Insider Selling
RVLV
Revolve Group
2.5588 of 5 stars
$66.22
-5.0%
$73.52
-11.0%
+187.8%$4.83B$580.65M55.18843
WEN
Wendy's
3.2814 of 5 stars
$21.16
-0.5%
$27.22
-28.6%
-4.6%$4.67B$1.73B25.819,334Ex-Dividend
WING
Wingstop
2.4781 of 5 stars
$155.43
-2.6%
$179.29
-15.4%
+24.8%$4.64B$248.81M157.00529Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
FL
Foot Locker
3.3414 of 5 stars
$43.96
-1.5%
$66.11
-50.4%
+5.5%$4.63B$7.55B5.0551,252Analyst Report
PZZA
Papa John's International
2.7745 of 5 stars
$124.29
-0.6%
$143.00
-15.1%
+53.7%$4.52B$1.81B-303.1516,700Insider Selling
SIG
Signet Jewelers
2.9126 of 5 stars
$84.48
-4.4%
$111.60
-32.1%
+188.5%$4.48B$5.23B8.4721,700Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
FVRR
Fiverr International
1.6531 of 5 stars
$124.69
-4.8%
$226.50
-81.7%
-39.2%$4.47B$189.51M-84.25545
AEO
American Eagle Outfitters
2.9013 of 5 stars
$26.32
-0.2%
$37.00
-40.6%
+37.4%$4.43B$3.76B14.6237,000Analyst Report
Insider Buying
High Trading Volume
GOOS
Canada Goose
2.1917 of 5 stars
$36.55
-7.8%
$55.22
-51.1%
+13.9%$4.21B$713.64M91.383,590News Coverage
High Trading Volume
HLF
Herbalife Nutrition
2.7298 of 5 stars
$37.52
-0.3%
$54.17
-44.4%
-24.8%$4.21B$5.54B8.699,900News Coverage
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