JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

JCP (NYSE:Retail) EQUITY
$7.86
pos +0.20
+2.61%
Today's Range: 7.68 - 7.87 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 16,181,900
Last Update: 05/27/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 9,909,974
YTD Performance: 15.02%
Open: $7.78
Previous Close: $7.66
52 Week Range: $6.00 - $11.99
Oustanding Shares: 306,624,828
Market Cap: 2,425,402,389
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for JCP
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 8 7 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 8 9 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 3 2 2 3
Mean Rec. 2.44 2.41 2.53 2.65
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/05/12
Price Earnings Ratio: -5.55
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
-5.55 0.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-20.13% -12.26% -59.64%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 3.00 0.00 -0.01
Net Income 0.00 -0.50 0.00
EPS 0.00 -0.60 0.00
Earnings for JCP:
EBITDA 0.61B
Revenue 12.63B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (07/16) Qtr (10/16) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $-0.15 $-0.20 $0.04 $0.63
Number of Analysts 12 10 12 12
High Estimate $-0.10 $-0.13 $0.20 $1.05
Low Estimate $-0.21 $-0.34 $-0.31 $0.00
Prior Year $-0.41 $-0.47 $-1.03 $0.04
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 62.80% 57.87% 103.64% 1,568.89%
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Why did 10 analysts start their questions with "congratulations"?
Many investors are dumping retailers without fully understanding the situation.
Doing homework on the downtrodden group is worthwhile, but it isn't time to make purchases.
Sales numbers were good compared to most rivals, but approach with caution.

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The downtrend channel is defined. 
Lows in the $7 to $6 area should be support.
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May 16, 2016 | 6:59 AM EDT
JCP was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform, Robert Baird said. $12 price target. Stock is down 30% from its March highs and attractive...
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