JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

JCP (NYSE:Retail) EQUITY
$6.85
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 19,868,800
Last Update: 01/23/17 - 4:02 PM EST
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -17.57%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $6.85
52 Week Range: $6.60 - $11.99
Oustanding Shares: 308,299,673
Market Cap: 2,111,852,760
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 7 7 7 7
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 6 7 7 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 3 3 3 3
Mean Rec. 2.50 2.53 2.53 2.47
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/05/12
Price Earnings Ratio: -6.52
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
-6.52 0.00 30.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-22.51% 1.48% 0.15%
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 (01/17) Qtr (04/17) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $0.62 $-0.21 $0.06 $0.51
Number of Analysts 12 7 11 11
High Estimate $0.68 $-0.11 $0.15 $0.91
Low Estimate $0.52 $-0.28 $-0.06 $0.05
Prior Year $0.39 $-0.32 $-1.03 $0.06
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 59.83% 34.82% 106.18% 707.14%
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My Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

The market pushed back presumably after it digested the inaugural speech and absorbed the marches around the world.   I don't believ…
I was wrong on J.C. Penney (JCP) .   As most are aware, I prefer to cast a stone at myself and admit my mistakes than being a "c…
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In spite of the National Retail Federation raising its fourth-quarter holiday sales forecast to 4% as opposed to the original 3.6% number, nearly all retailers of consequence who have issued preliminary holiday sales results (Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) , TJX Companies (TJX) , Ross Stores (ROST) , Best Buy (BBY) , Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBBY) and Nordstrom (JWN) have not yet released estimates) have indicated weaker comparable-store sales at their brick-and-mortar facilities. The market has punished all misses at this juncture.

Retail's Latest Tale Real Money Pro($)

In the retail space I am only long JC Penney (JCP) and short Home Depot (HD) . (JCP is the subject today of a technical piece by Real Money's Bruce Kamich.) 
The charts suggest the retailer's stock is weaker than the price action portrays.

Unpleasant Morsels Real Money Pro($)

Credit Suisse lowers department store ratings, taking JC Penney (JCP) from neutral to underperform with a price target of $7. Target TG…
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It appears more of the retailer's young, technologically savvy customers are buying video games online.

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