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Friday, April 8, 2011
Stock Idea: Macy*s (M, $25.00)
(May 16, 2011 update: All future stock posts will appear on my new subscription-only website at www.GoodfellowLLC.com. Please visit!)
Macy*s (M) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bloomingdale's, sells merchandise in 45 states.
Projected consensus EPS growth is +10.5%, +10.8% and +7.0% for fiscal years 2011 through 2013; with a PE of 10.8.
Macy*s is one of those "two-steps-forward-one-step-back" stocks which is ripe for trading, but frustrating for buy & hold investors. I would be a buyer at the current price, and plan to sell before it reaches $30, expecting it to drop again, then buy it back a few dollars cheaper.
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