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Morning News Leader: Macy’s (M) Stock Rises on Q4 Earnings and Revenue Beat

Macy’s, Inc. (M) is up 3.4% Tuesday morning following the company’s fourth-quarter earnings report. The mall-based retailer posted adjusted earnings of $2.73 per share on revenue of $8.46 billion. Analysts forecast earnings of $2.53 per share and sales of $8.44 billion. Same store sales were up a modest 0.7% year over year. The company announced a multi-year restructuring program with the aim of trimming its management structure and allowing the company to adjust more quickly to changes in the retail sector. The restructuring plan would save the company around $100 million and would include the elimination of 100 of the company’s vice president positions.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) is a mall-based retailer.

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About Macy's Inc

Macy's operates about 690 department stores under the brands Macy's and Bloomingdale's, and more than 180 specialty stores under the names Macy's Backstage, Bloomingdale's The Outlet, and Bluemercury. Macy's also operates e-commerce sites, owns 65% of a Chinese e-commerce joint venture, and licenses two Bloomingdale's stores in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. Women's apparel, accessories, shoes, cosmetics, and fragrances constitute approximately 61% of Macy's sales. The retailer has headquarters in Cincinnati and New York City.

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