JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

neg -0.05
Today's Range: 9.72 - 9.96 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 11,683,900
Last Update: 10/06/15 - 3:00 PM EDT
Volume: 8,927,264
YTD Performance: 51.08%
Open: $9.75
Previous Close: $9.79
52 Week Range: $5.90 - $10.09
Oustanding Shares: 305,491,291
Market Cap: 3,030,473,607
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 3 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 8 9 10
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 5 5 5 5
Mean Rec. 2.85 2.96 3.19 3.31
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/05/12
Price Earnings Ratio: -5.48
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
-5.48 0.00 24.59
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
14.50% -2.10% -59.14%
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 (10/15) Qtr (01/16) FY (01/16) FY (01/17)
Average Estimate $-0.59 $0.31 $-1.28 $-0.46
Number of Analysts 11 10 11 12
High Estimate $-0.53 $0.45 $-1.18 $0.03
Low Estimate $-0.66 $0.21 $-1.36 $-0.87
Prior Year $-0.77 $0.00 $-2.67 $-1.28
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 23.49% n.a.% 52.16% 63.92%
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After a two-year base pattern, the stock is showing some life again.
Sep 28, 2015 | 7:50 AM EDT
JCP was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Sterne Agee said. $13 price target. Visit with new CEO adds to confidence about the turnaround po...
These three sectors hang in the balance of the FOMC's decision.
A Labor Day weekend mall crawl reveals a lot about the sector.

J.C. Penney Is on a Roll Real Money Pro($)

The stock powered through the market selloff with good relative strength and bullish momentum.
Despite the recent pop, there is no reason to play with a stock that is losing value over time.

Monday Ups and Downs Real Money Pro($)

Earlier today a subscriber asked what was going on with Twitter (TWTR) this AM, and the answer was SunTrust upgraded the shares with a $38 price target. With that in mind, here's a list of some upgrades and downgrades:
Aug 31, 2015 | 7:13 AM EDT
JCP was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $12 price target. New CEO can drive several sales and margin levers. 

Columnist Conversations

It means mistake or failure, because it often signals the end to a move and a reversal.
Diana is quoting my pal Mark Hanson on CNBC now - posted earlier today in my Diary.
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