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

0.90
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 1.08
Day Low/High 0.88 / 1.00
52 Wk Low/High 0.80 / 2.66
Avg Volume 7.08M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 316.82M
Market Cap 342.16M
EPS -0.80
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
From Syria Bombings to Dreadful Jobs Report, Markets Price in More Risk

From Syria Bombings to Dreadful Jobs Report, Markets Price in More Risk

Investors will likely stay on edge, with confidence falling.

Retail Rides Back

This week I sensed a possible turn higher in the retail space when looking at the technicals. Though I didn't execute, today is the retail rally -- with JC Penney Home Depot Nordstrom Macy's Target Foot Locker and Kohl's  roaring ahead.  

A Blurry View

I am not going to publish "Takeaways" today as I still cant see clearly from my afternoon eye exam.   Retail, with a pushback on the border adjustment tax (BAT), thrived -- led by J.C. Penney Target Foot Locker Nordstrom and Kohl's .   (T)FANG remar...

5 Retailers Amazon Could Crush if It Opens Furniture and Appliance Stores

5 Retailers Amazon Could Crush if It Opens Furniture and Appliance Stores

Dying Sears still holds about a 19% market share of the U.S. appliance industry.

The Stock Market Deserves Its Beating as It Exposes One Harsh Reality

The Stock Market Deserves Its Beating as It Exposes One Harsh Reality

The markets have become too enthusiastic, and now it's time to pay for it.

Is J.C. Penney Circling the Drain? Wall Street Says Yes

Is J.C. Penney Circling the Drain? Wall Street Says Yes

The list of struggling retailers grows longer.

Retail Pain Ripples Outward

Retail Pain Ripples Outward

Property managers face threat from anchor store closings.

Takeaways & Observations

"In a paperless and cloudy world, are investors and citizens as safe as the markets assume we are?" -- Kass Diary, Wall Street Blues (today)  Unfortunately, my quote this morning proved too prescient as another horrific terrorist attack occurred in ...

Takeaways & Observations

Risk happens fast.  Most don't short and shouldn't short -- it's a game that requires volumes of risk control.  However, I would continue to maintain well above-average cash positions.  Today was not a benign event, in my view.  Nor was it likely a ...

Forget Dow 20,000, Apple Could Be the Story of the Year

Forget Dow 20,000, Apple Could Be the Story of the Year

The tech giant's shares continue to rock.

Closing Bell: Intel Drags Dow Lower After Mobileye Buy; U.S. Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting

Closing Bell: Intel Drags Dow Lower After Mobileye Buy; U.S. Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting

Wall Street ends mixed with stocks given little reason to pull in any one direction until the Federal Reserve makes its announcement Wednesday.

J.C. Penney Announces Accelerated Expansion Into Home Services

J.C. Penney Announces Accelerated Expansion Into Home Services

J.C. Penney is looking to capitalize on the housing market

This Jobs Report Also Had a Dark Underbelly

This Jobs Report Also Had a Dark Underbelly

One sector is doing real bad.

After Jobs Report, Financials Could Lead Markets Higher

After Jobs Report, Financials Could Lead Markets Higher

This report helps pave the way for the Fed to nudge interest rates higher next week.

Cramer: Retail Goes Through a Monster Existential Crisis

Cramer: Retail Goes Through a Monster Existential Crisis

The enemy of these retailers isn't just Amazon. It's themselves.

Tech, Energy Might Be Your Best Bet, If You're Looking for a Job

Tech, Energy Might Be Your Best Bet, If You're Looking for a Job

With the jobs report set for Friday, we looked at which industries were hiring and which were firing.

Adidas Should Scare the Heck Out of Under Armour and Nike Right Now

Adidas Should Scare the Heck Out of Under Armour and Nike Right Now

Adidas sees the 'need for speed.'

Conditions Are Ripe for a Correction of Consequence

Conditions Are Ripe for a Correction of Consequence

With various sectors peaking and GDP estimates in decline, it would not be a surprise to see the markets give up some ground.

Conditions Are Ripe for a Correction of Consequence

"Other than money, our most valuable assets are patience and vigilance." --Unknown Source In the main, it remains my strong view that financial asset prices have decoupled from fundamentals in 2017. All charts courtesy of Zero Hedge First-quarter GD...

Takeaways and Observations

Perhaps we can make a parallel between the S&P Index and Snap . Today SNAP just fell (by nearly 15%), maybe the S&P will follow! Hey, a guy can hope.  After all, the irrational might now be rationalized. And here is how some hedge fund icons feel ab...

Cramer: Domino's Pizza Really Gets the Stay-At-Home Economy

Cramer: Domino's Pizza Really Gets the Stay-At-Home Economy

But Target doesn't, which is clear when comparing their earnings.

Retail Strategy Bears Repeating

* Avoid retailers!  The interview with Target's TGT CEO on CNBC was symptomatic of the problems facing large retailers -- too little change and too late.  For now, I would not try to bottom-fish in Target or any other retailer. Save for an unsuccess...

This Is What Everyone Demands to Know From Struggling Target

This Is What Everyone Demands to Know From Struggling Target

Two different messages are likely to emerge from Target's annual meeting with the financial community.

Midday Report: J.C. Penney Plans Store Closures; Dow's Win Streak Under Threat

Midday Report: J.C. Penney Plans Store Closures; Dow's Win Streak Under Threat

Slight losses on Wall Street put the Dow Jones Industrial Average's record-breaking streak in jeopardy.

Jim Cramer Talks J.C. Penney, Foot Locker, HP Enterprise and the Border Tax

Jim Cramer Talks J.C. Penney, Foot Locker, HP Enterprise and the Border Tax

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer discusses Friday's most talked about stocks including J.C. Penney, Foot Locker and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Jim Cramer on J.C. Penney's Store Closures

Jim Cramer on J.C. Penney's Store Closures

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer comments on J.C. Penney's looming store closures.

Is J.C. Penney Closing Over 100 Stores Really Unexpected?

Is J.C. Penney Closing Over 100 Stores Really Unexpected?

Blame online shopping as the culprit.

What to Watch Friday: J.C. Penney, Foot Locker Report Earnings

What to Watch Friday: J.C. Penney, Foot Locker Report Earnings

On Friday, February 24, investors await quarterly results from J.C. Penney and Foot Locker.

Jim Cramer Talks Tesla, Steve Mnuchin, Kohl's and Nvidia

Jim Cramer Talks Tesla, Steve Mnuchin, Kohl's and Nvidia

TheStreet's Jim Cramer talks about the markets from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.