JC Penney Co Inc (JCP)

pos +0.08
Today's Range: 4.98 - 5.10 | JCP Avg Daily Volume: 18,666,200
Last Update: 07/21/17 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 9,036,321
YTD Performance: -39.83%
Open: $5.04
Previous Close: $5.00
52 Week Range: $4.17 - $11.30
Oustanding Shares: 309,996,241
Market Cap: 1,562,381,055
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 3 3 3 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 12 12 12 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.60 2.75 2.38
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/05/12
Price Earnings Ratio: -14.00
Price Earnings Comparisons:
JCP Sector Avg. S&P 500
-14.00 0.00 30.80
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-12.74% -43.63% -41.72%
Revenue -0.60 0.10 0.02
Net Income 0.00 -1.00 0.00
EPS 0.00 -1.00 0.00
Earnings for JCP:
Revenue 12.55B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (07/17) Qtr (10/17) FY (01/18) FY (01/19)
Average Estimate $-0.07 $-0.14 $0.48 $0.47
Number of Analysts 12 11 12 12
High Estimate $0.06 $-0.06 $0.61 $0.60
Low Estimate $-0.16 $-0.23 $0.40 $0.05
Prior Year $-0.05 $-0.21 $0.08 $0.48
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -30.00% 33.77% 505.21% -3.44%
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It may be due for a pullback, and the company could feel the effects of Amazon.
Speaking of retail, as I do at length in my opener, there is a lot of interest in JC Penney (JCP) based on frequent discussion in our Comments Section.
Without them, retail groups are at the mercy of short-sellers.
The stock is lagging.
Jun 27, 2017 | 9:10 AM EDT
Gordon Haskett upgraded J.C. Penney to "Hold" from "Reduce" with a $4.50 price target.
Don't be fooled here.
Amazon, Costco and Walmart are all there really is out there.
Apple has amazing brand loyalty; the lack of it cost a retail CEO his job.

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