Aggregated price index
Aggregated price index with volume information
- Department Stores stocks up 1.1% on average while median return up 1.1% in a day
- Department Stores stocks down 5.8% on average while median return down 4.6% in a week
- Department Stores stocks up 17.6% on average while median return up 13.9% in a month
- When average return is significantly different from median return, this implies an asymmetry - composite return is driven by some outliners.
Aggregated price index is based on equal weighted constituencies returns,Aggregated volume information is based on sum of all constituencies volumes
Index correlation analysis
Correlation for the past month is 25.8%, for the past 3 months is 16.8%
In the past month for a 5 days rolling window, the highest corrrelation is 73.8%, the lowest correlation is -17.7%, the latest correlation is 24.8%
When a correlation deviated from the normal level and goes lower or even negative, it indicates some of stocks have deviated from the normal direction of the group. The deviation could reverse if long term level of correlation was at a higher level. It creates trading opportunities and deserves study whether the deviation is idiosyncratic or systematic.
Among pairwise correlation, the highest correlation is 87.9% between KSS and M
The lowest correlation is -13.6% between DDS and OLLI
Macy's (NYSE: M) shares may look tempting after losing 61% since the beginning of the year. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, Macy's was already struggling with problems such as declines in mall traffic and online competition. Post the global coronavirus outbreak, Macy's faced new problems, including temporary closure of stores and consumers' focus on stockpiling necessities, rather than shopping for clothing or jewelry.
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One of Warren Buffett's stock-picking lieutenants just bought a large stake in the department store operator.
Is Macy's (NYSE: M) hot or not? Once a thriving department store chain selling everything from baby clothes to mattresses, its sales dropped more than 45% at the beginning of the pandemic. Macy's is the second-largest apparel-focused retailer in the U.S., and it made its big bucks through its huge department stores.
Macy's (NYSE: M) is closing at least two of its mall anchor stores and turning them into fulfillment centers. Heading into the all-important holiday shopping season, the move could be seen as a leading indicator of trouble for the financially strapped retailer. Macy's is viewed by many as being barely a step or two ahead of bankrupt rival J.C. Penney.
The department store’s 159-year-old tradition of Santa meet-and-greets has been canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The good news: Retail sales picked up smartly in September, the latest reported month. The National Retail Federation says it is “cautiously optimistic” about fourth-quarter sales, which is like a cheerleading squad that gets the crowd chanting m-a-y-b-e. This year, 41% said the economy would affect their holiday spending versus 28% last year.