J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

1.30
NYSE
Prev Close 1.30
Day Low/High 1.26 / 1.31
52 Wk Low/High 0.92 / 3.20
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 316.37B
Market Cap 411.28M
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
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.

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

Sears' bankruptcy filing isn't a cause for celebration at rival J.C. Penney.

Is This Struggling Retailer the Next Bet for Shorts?

Is This Struggling Retailer the Next Bet for Shorts?

I view J.C. Penney as the next bet for shorts.

U.S. Stock Futures Weaken as Global Markets Slide on Saudi Tensions

U.S. Stock Futures Weaken as Global Markets Slide on Saudi Tensions

U.S. stocks look set for another volatile session Monday as investors re-set prices in markets all over the world amid amid escalating tensions between Washington and Riyadh over the death of a prominent Saudi journalist in Turkey last month as well as renewed concerns for trade disputes between the U.S. and its major economic partners.

Fresh Volatility May Create Value Buys, Though Sears Isn't Among Them

Fresh Volatility May Create Value Buys, Though Sears Isn't Among Them

Newell Brands could be worth a look, but retailer Sears appears to be a lost cause.

Jim Cramer: I'm Not Saying the Fed's Gone Crazy, I'm Saying It's Gone Lazy

Jim Cramer: I'm Not Saying the Fed's Gone Crazy, I'm Saying It's Gone Lazy

The Fed's crystal ball is very clouded.

Sears' Collapse Is a Cautionary Tale for Retail Investors

Sears' Collapse Is a Cautionary Tale for Retail Investors

The debt load is what kills these companies, said one retailing expert.

Sears' Slow Death Is a Cautionary Tale for J.C. Penney

Sears' Slow Death Is a Cautionary Tale for J.C. Penney

Sears slide into irrelevance is acting as Virgil to J.C. Penney's Dante.

The Biggest Winners from Sears' Long Decline

The Biggest Winners from Sears' Long Decline

The buzzards are circling Sears.

Jim Cramer: The Tailwind From Sears Is Losing Power

Jim Cramer: The Tailwind From Sears Is Losing Power

The sales 'donations' from this name to other retailers are almost over.

How Hurricane Florence Could Affect These Stocks

How Hurricane Florence Could Affect These Stocks

Here are a few stocks that could take a residual hit in the third quarter.

Jim Cramer: Awesome Numbers From Retailers Are Leaving Analysts Stumped

Jim Cramer: Awesome Numbers From Retailers Are Leaving Analysts Stumped

Maybe the reason why analysts have been chary about retail is because they've never seen anything like what's happening right now.

Jim Cramer: What Happens When Retail's Share Donors Whither Away?

Jim Cramer: What Happens When Retail's Share Donors Whither Away?

We have to keep these collapses on our radar screen. When the donations stop, so could the earnings surprises.

Will J.C. Penney Fall to Zero?

Will J.C. Penney Fall to Zero?

Stock recently hit an all-time low, but I see a decent shot at a modest rebound.

Jim Cramer: Why Traders Are Shopping for Williams-Sonoma After Stellar Earnings

Jim Cramer: Why Traders Are Shopping for Williams-Sonoma After Stellar Earnings

WSM reported a fantastic quarter, despite the strikes against it.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Forest of Spend

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Forest of Spend

We forgot that this nation is a nation based on consumption, not on industry, on sales, not on making things.

Strong Economy Will Benefit Retailers Like Target and Nordstrom, Analysts Say

Strong Economy Will Benefit Retailers Like Target and Nordstrom, Analysts Say

"Aspirational" retailers will reap the rewards of the strong U.S. economy, analysts say.