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39.27 -0.46  -1.16% NYSE Aug 25, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

Macy's Price to Book Value:

2.920 for Aug. 25, 2016
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Aug. 25, 2016 2.920
Aug. 24, 2016 2.954
Aug. 23, 2016 2.974
Aug. 22, 2016 2.926
Aug. 19, 2016 2.996
Aug. 18, 2016 2.992
Aug. 17, 2016 3.004
Aug. 16, 2016 3.026
Aug. 15, 2016 3.008
Aug. 12, 2016 2.960
Aug. 11, 2016 2.960
Aug. 10, 2016 2.528
Aug. 9, 2016 2.512
Aug. 8, 2016 2.584
Aug. 5, 2016 2.536
Aug. 4, 2016 2.505
Aug. 3, 2016 2.486
Aug. 2, 2016 2.436
Aug. 1, 2016 2.626
July 29, 2016 2.664
July 28, 2016 2.667
July 27, 2016 2.654
July 26, 2016 2.738
July 25, 2016 2.711
July 22, 2016 2.623
July 21, 2016 2.639
   
July 20, 2016 2.624
July 19, 2016 2.592
July 18, 2016 2.621
July 15, 2016 2.578
July 14, 2016 2.590
July 13, 2016 2.608
July 12, 2016 2.650
July 11, 2016 2.592
July 8, 2016 2.555
July 7, 2016 2.499
July 6, 2016 2.499
July 5, 2016 2.461
July 1, 2016 2.498
June 30, 2016 2.499
June 29, 2016 2.477
June 28, 2016 2.411
June 27, 2016 2.358
June 24, 2016 2.385
June 23, 2016 2.482
June 22, 2016 2.439
June 21, 2016 2.456
June 20, 2016 2.469
June 17, 2016 2.471
June 16, 2016 2.405
June 15, 2016 2.375

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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M Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.750 Aug 25 2011
Maximum 4.796 Jul 31 2015
Average 3.152

M Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("M", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("M", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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