Macy's Inc. (M)

17.57
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 17.53
Day Low/High 17.44 / 17.68
52 Wk Low/High 14.11 / 26.48
Avg Volume 17.12M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 308.96M
Market Cap 5.38B
EPS 3.60
P/E Ratio 5.65
Div & Yield 1.51 (8.67%)

Key Takeaways

* Breadth was slightly negative on the day. * Gold and bond prices were down bigly. * The S&P closed near the day's low -- but nothing dramatic. * Retail (Macy's +5%) and financials were upside features. * Boeing up off a well received CNBC (+$7) in...

The Thanksgiving Day Parade Came Early This Year

Macy's , the object of my recent affection, picked up a bid (along with retail) and is trading +5%. The rotation into retail is impressive considering the flat market. Note the bounce off 200-day moving average (arrows). Perfect backtest?

My Macy's Position

I noted back in late October that retail stocks looked better technically. Mikey (BadGolfer) and others have said the same in our Comments Section.  As mentioned, I continued to buy the weakness in Macy's over the last few weeks.  Its now a large lo...

Jim Cramer: Let's Salute a Fed That's Not Putting the Brakes On

Jim Cramer: Let's Salute a Fed That's Not Putting the Brakes On

This is a new Fed, one committed to growth for all.

Improving Retail

I just got a MACD buy signal on Dillard's . Yup, that's technicals from a fundamentalist. Seriously though, the retail sector has been improving. I continue to add to Macy's .

Macy's

I am adding small to Macy's . I have no catalyst - in fact, I wouldn't be surprised if the dividend is cut. But, a cut my be discounted at current levels.

Jim Cramer: 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is Now Unlikely

Jim Cramer: 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is Now Unlikely

Dow chemicals are finding a bottom, higher-yielding stocks are trading well, macro is improving and the consumer is getting stronger.

Jim Cramer: Where Can You Still Get Some Growth and a Big Yield?

Jim Cramer: Where Can You Still Get Some Growth and a Big Yield?

Right now, AbbVie is the best way to capitalize on the moment and on the future.

Retail Higher

Retail continues to catch a bid - with and (my two faves) moving higher again today.

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Let me give you the items I want to see before I bless buying anything in what has become a plain, out and out, treacherous market.

Jim Cramer: REITs and Utilities Have the Right Kind of Yield

Jim Cramer: REITs and Utilities Have the Right Kind of Yield

Wise investors should stick with those equities and stay away from high-yielders with no protection, like the MLPs.

Jim Cramer: These Stocks Are Cheap... if We Avoid a Recession

Jim Cramer: These Stocks Are Cheap... if We Avoid a Recession

With low price-to-earnings multiples, these stocks could be buys right now -- depending on your take on recession.

No Shortage of Candidates for the Next Portfolio of Losers

No Shortage of Candidates for the Next Portfolio of Losers

Dozens of beaten-up stocks could see tax-loss selling into the end of the year; here's a preview of some that could make up the next Tax Loss Selling Portfolio.

My Outlook for the Market's Major Sectors

* Only three of eleven S&P sectors are viewed as attractive * I am in a risk off state of mind. Back in 2015 I instituted a new regular feature called "Sectors," in which I periodically offered my short-term (6-12 months) price outlook for each of t...

First Trades of the Day

I just made the first trades of the day: * I added to my short at $140.94. (TLT is up by nearly +$5/share in the last few trading days). * I added to my Kraft Heinz  long at $28.18. (As I wrote, 3G's sales of a small portion -- 25 million shares -- ...

Jim Cramer: Playing Hostage/Non-Hostage on China-Exposed Stocks

Jim Cramer: Playing Hostage/Non-Hostage on China-Exposed Stocks

A trade deal still seems far away, so check your China exposure, again, as earnings season approaches.

Fool Me Twice Shame on Me (Part Deux)

* I continue to trade opportunistically and unemotionally - with a calculator in one hand and a contrarian viewpoint on the other hand * The overnight +20 futures rise (China trade-related) has been reversed to a gain of only 3 handles by 6: 30 am *...

Jim Cramer: How to Survive This Violent Rotation

Jim Cramer: How to Survive This Violent Rotation

Emotions and panic must be checked at the door, if you are going to be a successful investor, especially right now.

3 Earnings Reports to Watch After the Close

Here we go kids, approaching the end of the trading day and earnings from Dave & Buster's , GameStop and RH . -- With GameStop investors will want to see how the company continues to navigate the impact of the mobile gaming market as well as new str...

Jim Cramer: Lululemon Is a Master at Experiential Retail

Jim Cramer: Lululemon Is a Master at Experiential Retail

LULU rocked its recent earnings report and is killing it, generally -- and here is why.

Wall Street Sees Strength in Burlington's Succession Plan

Wall Street Sees Strength in Burlington's Succession Plan

There's apparently no key man risk at Burlington.

Dillard's Flashy Dividend Increase Is Just Fool's Gold

Dillard's Flashy Dividend Increase Is Just Fool's Gold

Investors can find far better yield by simply buying the S&P 500.

Jim Cramer: The Economic Worldview of a Recession Deserves a Hearing

Jim Cramer: The Economic Worldview of a Recession Deserves a Hearing

The Fed has more than enough reason to be preemptive in a way it's never been, preemptively positive.

My Problem Children

* "Everyone" has them Over the last few days I have been working on three problem children -- Macy's , Kraft Heinz and Canopy Growth . Though I have still not completed my analysis (all three companies face substantive competitive and business chall...

Why Indexing Is Inadvisable in Retail

Jim Cramer: Hail to Estee Lauder, the New England Patriots of Retail

Jim Cramer: Hail to Estee Lauder, the New England Patriots of Retail

Under CEO Fabrizio Freda, the cosmetics giant takes risks and then does the blocking and tackling needed to win in a challenging retail environment.

4 Retail Stocks to Watch This Week

4 Retail Stocks to Watch This Week

It will be interesting to see whether Macy's weak performance was shared by these names.

Jim Cramer: Retail Buys Must Have a Killer Online or a Bruising Offline Presence

Jim Cramer: Retail Buys Must Have a Killer Online or a Bruising Offline Presence

Most retailers do not, but here are a few that have the right story.

Jim Cramer: Let's Stop the Hysteria

Jim Cramer: Let's Stop the Hysteria

Everyone seems to be either thinking we're going to hell in a handbasket or that we're strong and nothing's wrong -- here's my take.

Here's How I'd Trade Walmart Now

Here's How I'd Trade Walmart Now

The key to WMT is consistency.