Macy's Inc. (M)

21.77
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 21.50
Day Low/High 21.23 / 22.20
52 Wk Low/High 21.08 / 41.99
Avg Volume 9.26M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 308.26M
Market Cap 6.64B
EPS 3.60
P/E Ratio 6.04
Div & Yield 1.51 (6.96%)

Recent Trading, Investment Moves

Here are some recent trading and investment moves: * I have added to my  short and I initiated an Alphabet trading short rental last week. * In retail I remain net short but I reestablished my and (acting suspiciously well in the last few days) long...

Retail Buys

I have large shorts in Walmart , Kohl's and Target (all of which reside on my Best Ideas List, short). Weeks ago I took large gains in Macy's and Dillard's longs (both are also on my Best Ideas List, long). Today I reestablished small longs in M and...

The Oil Price Rise Is a Clear and Present Danger to the Retail Industry

* Placing KSS at $63.38, and TGT at $72.82, on my Best Ideas List (short) "Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we st...

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part I)

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part I)

These areas have little exposure to China, so buy them on any broad-market dip over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.

Jim Cramer: Reports of the Mall Stocks' Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Jim Cramer: Reports of the Mall Stocks' Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Earnings surprises and a $558 million bid for Finish Line say the mall sector might not be finished after all.

U.S. Retail May Still Be a Falling Knife

"Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we start with a very great supply. We have built an enormous number of obsolete...

Jim Cramer: What's the Playbook for a Return to the Upside?

Jim Cramer: What's the Playbook for a Return to the Upside?

You've come to the right place.

Retail

Jim Cramer: Retail Stocks Could Really Roar on a Market Snapback

Jim Cramer: Retail Stocks Could Really Roar on a Market Snapback

Macy's, Kohl's and other names actually rose Monday despite a terrible tape.

Shorting Retail is Paying Off

Last week's "Trade of the Week," shorting the Market Vectors Retail ETF and individual retail stocks is starting to be profitable. RTH is -$1.60. I steadily expanded these shorts last week. With the sale of Dillard's and Macy's two weeks ago, I have...

Macy's Needs to See Renewed Strength in the Short-Run

Macy's Needs to See Renewed Strength in the Short-Run

In the past few days M has drifted slightly lower on light volume.

Retail Shorts

The retail short was my Trade of the Week. The stocks have been volatile all week (I added to my shorts on the strength of two days ago) - today the rollover seems to be continuing. and , my prior two longs, also seem to be breaking down.

Spring Means New Beginnings and Perhaps New Highs for Macy's

Spring Means New Beginnings and Perhaps New Highs for Macy's

Charts for retailer look promising for spring.

Tech Is Still King In My Book: Market Recon

Tech Is Still King In My Book: Market Recon

Strategic investing should not rely upon the whims of a politically volatile environment.

Nordstrom Family $50 Bid Rejected

The Nordstrom family has proposed a $50 going private transaction for the retailer which has been rejected by the special committee It is now up to the family to determine if they will raise the offer. I had expected a low bid I suspect retail will ...

Retail Chatter

Repeating for emphasis -- I am out of both and , and with my short I am net short the retail space now. All three are on my Best Ideas List (M, DDS longs and WMT short) -- as I would be a buyer of M and DDS on weakness in a market correction. M was ...

Video: Jim Cramer on JCPenney, Macy's, Walmart and Target

Video: Jim Cramer on JCPenney, Macy's, Walmart and Target

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on the market's most important retail names including JCPeney, Macy's, Walmart and Target.

Taking the Fundamental Route

As night follows day, investors got bullish on the retail sector early this week - but only after an amazing run higher since November/December. Why not? Their charts looked great and comps were beating expectations. But, to me this was a "first lev...

Video: Here's Why Best Buy, Macy's and TJX Companies Are Rebounding

Video: Here's Why Best Buy, Macy's and TJX Companies Are Rebounding

Amid Best Buy's 9% growth in comparable store sales for its most recent quarter, Kenny Polcari, managing director at O'Neil Securities said the retail sector is seeing quite the turnaround.

What Price Nordstrom?

I have been concerned about a likely low price -- if achieved -- in the Nordstrom buyout. And the possible ramifications on retail stocks (I have sold out my and holdings on the recent strength). According to the New York Post the financing is not a...

Jim Cramer: Hats Off to TJX

Jim Cramer: Hats Off to TJX

Turns in retail last longer than people think.

Jim Cramer: How Macy's Is Turning It Around

Jim Cramer: How Macy's Is Turning It Around

CEO Jeff Gennette cared passionately about fixing the darned balance sheet.

Macy's Turns the Corner, Flexing Its Physical and Digital Muscles

Macy's Turns the Corner, Flexing Its Physical and Digital Muscles

The company is sitting on a gold mine in the form of real estate.

Jim Cramer: Believe Me About the VIX

Jim Cramer: Believe Me About the VIX

Did anyone think this 'lead asset' and its various doppelgangers would just go away?

Jim Cramer: Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette Is the Real Deal

Jim Cramer: Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette Is the Real Deal

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer was pleased with Macy's latest quarterly results.

Nordstrom Turns Lower

Nordstrom shares turn negative after gapping higher. As I mentioned earlier I expect both and to follow suit.

Macy's Beats

Here is what I wrote yesterday on Macy's in quarterly preview: I expect that M's quarterly results will exceed $2.75/share, above street consensus of $2.68. Comps were likely about +1% in the quarter (consensus is +0.7%). The Street is at about $3.0...

Looking at Macy's, Dillard's Now

I expect both Macy's (+$2.69) and Dillard's (+$6.07) to trade off from current lofty levels in the premarket trading (in response to better than expected quarterly results). Regardless of one's market view, premarket trading levels in these retailer...

Macy's Just Gave Investors Two Powerful Reasons to Buy Its Stock

Macy's Just Gave Investors Two Powerful Reasons to Buy Its Stock

Macy's has given investors several reasons to buy its stock following fourth quarter earnings.

Building Cash Reserves

On today's early and sharp ramp in retail stocks I have sold out the balance of my and longs. (I remain concerned about a possible low takeout price which could adversely impact the group over the short term.)  I would be a buyer of both stocks in a...