Macy's (M) is Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy

Macy's (M) was Upgraded by Citigroup to ” Buy”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 14, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Macy's. Macy's was Downgraded by Macquarie to ” Neutral” on Aug 12, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 12, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 40 from a previous price target of $35 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 12, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 42 from a previous price target of $36 .

On the company’s financial health, Macy's reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Aug 11, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.48. The company had revenue of $5866.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5767.08 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.64 EPS.

Macy's opened for trading at $35.27 and hit $35.73 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $35.65, with a gain of 0.48% or 0.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,999,500 shares. Company has a market cap of $10,997 M.

In a different news, on Mar 24, 2016, Terry J Lundgren (Chairman and CEO) sold 177,352 shares at $43.48 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 21, 2016, Molly Langenstein (Chief Private Brand Officer) sold 1,779 shares at $44.55 per share price. On Mar 21, 2016, Joel A Belsky (EVP and Controller) sold 3,599 shares at $44.55 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Macy’s Inc. is an omnichannel retail company operating stores Websites ( and and mobile. As of January 31 2015 the operations of the Company included 823 stores with an area of approximately 147400000 square feet in 45 states of the United States the District of Columbia Guam and Puerto Rico. Of these 823 stores 447 were owned 267 were leased and 109 stores were operated under arrangements where the Company owned the building and leased the land. The Company operates its stores under the names of Macy’s Bloomingdale’s Bloomingdale’s Outlet and Bluemercury. The Company operates 13 Bloomingdale’s outlet stores. Bloomingdale’s in Dubai the United Arab Emirates is operated under a license agreement with Al Tayer Insignia a company of Al Tayer Group LLC.


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