J. C. Penney Co. Inc. (JCP)

1.32
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 1.35
Day Low/High 1.32 / 1.35
52 Wk Low/High 0.92 / 4.75
Avg Volume 11.01M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 315.40M
Market Cap 425.79M
EPS -0.40
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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7 Key Names to Watch This Earnings Season

7 Key Names to Watch This Earnings Season

The next month and a half could make or break this stock market.

Some Early 2019 Market Observations

Some Early 2019 Market Observations

I would not be surprised if we see a bout of profit-taking in the near future given the sharpness of the recent rebound.

Drilling Down Into Macy's Results

Drilling Down Into Macy's Results

One of the reasons I have never invested in retail stocks is the heavy use of buzzwords to obfuscate financial performance as opposed to real metrics.

Jim Cramer: Here's What's Really Going on With Retail

Jim Cramer: Here's What's Really Going on With Retail

We are going to have to differentiate retail and recognize that Wall Street tolerates nothing disappointing.

Jim Cramer: Bed Bath & Beyond Demonstrates Our Systemic Deflation

Jim Cramer: Bed Bath & Beyond Demonstrates Our Systemic Deflation

This is why using the Philips Curve, in a vacuum, is misleading.

Jim Cramer: The Fed Wants a Higher Level of Growth As a Cushion

Jim Cramer: The Fed Wants a Higher Level of Growth As a Cushion

Retail and housing stocks are reacting to what will happen this spring, rather than Fed fears. This is how to play it.

Chart of the Day: Can Dave & Buster's Benefit From the Fall of the Mall?

Chart of the Day: Can Dave & Buster's Benefit From the Fall of the Mall?

A mutualistic relationship could blossom for malls that need well-trafficked tenants and companies like Dave & Buster's that are trying to expand.

J. C. Penney Heads Lower, No Floor to Be Found

J. C. Penney Heads Lower, No Floor to Be Found

The charts of J.C. Penney do not point to a turnaround.

Real Money Retail Playbook: Value in Volatiltiy

Real Money Retail Playbook: Value in Volatiltiy

The retail sector is battered right now and that might be good news for stock pickers.

Walmart Stock Slips as Market Anxiety Stymies Earnings Day Pop

Walmart Stock Slips as Market Anxiety Stymies Earnings Day Pop

Walmart can't climb despite an earnings beat on Thursday.

J.C. Penney Isn't a Stock for Smart Investors

J.C. Penney Isn't a Stock for Smart Investors

There's no reason to own J.C. Penney when you can get better-performing rivals like Macy's or Kohl's.

Jim Cramer: The Prism Determines How Stocks Trade Now

Jim Cramer: The Prism Determines How Stocks Trade Now

The perception of the majority right now is quite negative.

Wall Street Sticks With Walmart Stock as Holidays Lie Ahead

Wall Street Sticks With Walmart Stock as Holidays Lie Ahead

Jim Cramer and the AAP team hold a position in Amazon for their Action Alerts PLUS Charitable Trust Portfolio . Want to be alerted before Cramer buys or sells AMZN? Learn more now.

Walmart Stock Mixed After Q3 Results, Increased Guidance

Walmart Stock Mixed After Q3 Results, Increased Guidance

CEO McMillon: 'We're accelerating innovation and utilizing technology to shape the future of retail.'

Retail Is Ready to Take Off This Holiday Shopping Season

Retail Is Ready to Take Off This Holiday Shopping Season

The upcoming shopping season could be a strong one for many retailers.

E-Commerce Could Elevate Macy's Stock Out of Its Post-Earnings Doldrums

E-Commerce Could Elevate Macy's Stock Out of Its Post-Earnings Doldrums

An old dog is utilizing new tricks to keep growth going.

Lack of Love for Macy's Doesn't Add Up

Lack of Love for Macy's Doesn't Add Up

Strong same-store sales combined with robust earnings make the cheap stock a buy.

Here's What to Look for When Macy's Reports Earnings on Wednesday

Here's What to Look for When Macy's Reports Earnings on Wednesday

Keep a close eye on same-store sales.

Chart of the Day: Home Depot and Lowe's Go Head to Head in Home Improvement

Chart of the Day: Home Depot and Lowe's Go Head to Head in Home Improvement

What you need to know about the heightened competition in the home improvement business.

9 Top REITs for a Rising Rate World

9 Top REITs for a Rising Rate World

These picks boast current dividend yields of up to 8%, and are also extremely likely to soon announce a payout hike to their shareholders.

Dumbest Comments in the Business Media

A few months ago I initiated a new occasional item -- called Dumbest Comments in the Business Media -- because over time I have observed that far too often the "talking heads" that are paraded in front of us are superficial, are not rigorous in thei...

Winners and Losers in a Sears Bankruptcy

Winners and Losers in a Sears Bankruptcy

J.C. Penney looks very similar to Sears and could eventually meet a similar fate.

Sears' Bankruptcy Puts a Damper on J.C. Penney CEO's First Day

Sears' Bankruptcy Puts a Damper on J.C. Penney CEO's First Day

J.C. Penney's stock finished Monday's trading down 4.6% to $1.68 per share.

J.C. Penney and Sears Aren't Cut From the Same Cloth

J.C. Penney and Sears Aren't Cut From the Same Cloth

J.C. Penney might have a difficult road ahead, but unlike Sears it still has some room to maneuver.

J.C. Penney's New CEO Has Her Work Cut Out for Her

J.C. Penney's New CEO Has Her Work Cut Out for Her

Jill Soltau, the retailer's first female CEO, took the helm of the Texas-based company on Monday.

Disappointing Retail Sales Present Another Obstacle for J.C. Penney

Disappointing Retail Sales Present Another Obstacle for J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney's new management won't be encouraged by retail sector reports on Monday morning.

After Sears, Is J.C. Penney Next to Collapse?

After Sears, Is J.C. Penney Next to Collapse?

This is a stock with a terrible chart and questionable financials.

J.C. Penney Stock: Sears Bankruptcy May Only Offer a Temporary Reprieve

J.C. Penney Stock: Sears Bankruptcy May Only Offer a Temporary Reprieve

Let's go with the trend rather than some wishful thinking.