Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) marched up 129.19% compared to a 52-week low price of $17.41. The shares were last seen trading 1.06% higher, taking the closing price at $39.89 on 43320. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $39.4 and $39.98. This company shares are -11.11% up from its target price of $35.46 and the current market capitalization stands at $12.23B. The recent change has given its price a 4.67% lead over SMA 50 and -3.48% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 8.63% gains, 32.35% gains and 61.11% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found M’s volatility during a week at 1.98% and during a month it has been found around 2.59%.Macy’s, Inc. (M) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $10.87 billion or 93.1% in M stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $1.24 billion in Macy’s, Inc., which represents roughly 10.17% of the company’s market cap and approximately 11.44% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 27,873,644 shares of the stock are valued at $1.1 billion. The third largest holder is American International Group Inc, which currently holds $934.7 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.64% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 299 institutional holders increased their position in Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) by some 41,205,148 shares, 301 decreased positions by 28,792,747 and 94 held positions by 205,492,821. That puts total institutional holdings at 275,490,716 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 102 new institutional investments totaling 11,773,365 shares while 79 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 7,151,220 shares.Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Macy’s, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Chairman and CEO Gennette Jeffrey has acquired 10,000 shares of Macy’s, Inc. (M) in trading session dated Apr. 12, 2018. These shares are worth $291,000 and were traded at $29.1 each. The SEC filing shows that Williams Felicia performed a sale of 785 shares. The EVP,Controller/Enterprise Risk disposed these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 28, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $28.99 per share worth to an income of some $22,757 on account of Williams Felicia.
Director, Connelly Deirdre P, sold 9,092 common shares of Macy’s, Inc. (M) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 08, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $29.25, raking in a sum of $265,941. After this sale, 7,092 common shares of M are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $282,900.
In the transaction dated Mar. 02, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Roche Joyce M disposed a total of 8,345 shares at an average price of $30.38, amounting to approximately $253,521. The insider now directly owns 3,647 shares worth $145,479.
Several analysts have released their opinion on Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 9 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 2 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation.