JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

neg -0.35
Today's Range: 6.93 - 7.49 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 13,026,100
Last Update: 02/12/16 - 8:59 AM EST
Volume: 10,468,363
YTD Performance: 0.00%
Open: $7.39
Previous Close: $7.49
52 Week Range: $6.00 - $10.09
Oustanding Shares: 306,004,010
Market Cap: 2,291,970,035
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for JCP
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 5 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 3 3 3 3
Mean Rec. 2.63 2.73 2.58 2.58
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 0.00
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
0.00 0.00 27.18
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Revenue 3.40 -0.29 -0.11
Net Income 0.00 4.07 0.00
EPS 0.00 2.61 0.00
Earnings for JCP:
Revenue 12.26B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (01/16) Qtr (04/16) FY (01/16) FY (01/17)
Average Estimate $0.24 $-0.40 $-1.19 $-0.23
Number of Analysts 8 8 5 10
High Estimate $0.33 $-0.25 $-1.11 $0.25
Low Estimate $0.18 $-0.52 $-1.24 $-0.90
Prior Year $0.00 $-0.57 $-2.67 $-1.19
Growth Rate (Year over Year) n.a.% 29.17% 55.28% 80.57%
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Jan 29, 2016 | 7:39 AM EST
JCP was upgraded from Underperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $7 price target. Company is reducing debt. 
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