JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

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Today's Range: 9.71 - 10.08 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 14,571,600
Last Update: 09/23/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 46.85%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $9.76
52 Week Range: $6.00 - $11.99
Oustanding Shares: 307,729,570
Market Cap: 3,003,440,603
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for JCP
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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 7 7 8 8
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 5 5 6 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 3 3 3 3
Mean Rec. 2.47 2.47 2.41 2.44
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/05/12
Price Earnings Ratio: -8.07
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
-8.07 0.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
14.39% 4.38% -20.87%
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:
Revenue 12.63B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (10/16) Qtr (01/17) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $-0.19 $0.73 $0.16 $0.69
Number of Analysts 12 10 11 11
High Estimate $-0.12 $0.90 $0.29 $1.03
Low Estimate $-0.31 $0.54 $-0.13 $0.05
Prior Year $-0.47 $0.39 $-1.03 $0.16
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 58.87% 88.21% 115.53% 332.39%
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My Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

The U.S. dollar strengthened The price of crude oil rose by about +$0.15 after being lower in the morning. Gold was unchanged. Agricultural commodities: wheat up 2, corn up 3, soybean up 16 and oats up 2. Lumber up 1 Bonds were slightly higher. The 10-year and long bond yields dropped by a basis point. The 2s/10s spread contracted by one basis point -- down to 91 basis points. Municipals rallied while the junk bond market fell off in price. Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (BGB) up $0.13. Banks, insurance (I increased my Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) holdings) and brokerages were slightly higher. Retail was mixed. I added to J C Penney (JCP) . Autos lower on dueling brokerage recommendations. Ag equipment bid better on higher ag commodity price. Energy stocks lower despite the crude oil price reversal. (I covered my energy shorts.) Old media flatlined. Biotech ripped on some large premium deals -- though  Allergan (

Adding to HIG, JCP Longs Real Money Pro($)

I have added to my Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) and J C Penney (JCP) longs this afternoon.  
I start the day with a small net short position, having added recently to my ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS) long and some individual shorts. I have also added to some longs, including Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) , Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) and J.C. Penney (JCP) .
J.C. Penney is just the tip of the iceberg.

JC Penney Upside/Downside Real Money Pro($)

I promised to deliver upside/downside in both my longs and shorts.   Here is my 12-month reward vs. risk on J C Penney (JCP) : …
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