J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock as of October 20, 2017

Previous Closing Price $3.53 is below its 50 day moving average $3.82
Previous Closing Price $3.53 is below its 200 day moving average $4.64
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is less than 1
The Stock pays no dividend
The closing price $3.53 is more than 61.76% away from its one year target price of $5.71
Good Price to Sale Ratio 0.09
Good Price to Book Ratio of 0.95
Current Short Ratio 6.15 is great than 1
Next year EPS Estimate of $0.38 is lower than curreny year EPS Estimate $0.43
Earning per Share $-0.38 is negative. J. C. Penney is lossing money.
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J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock Profile Summary

J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., operates a network of department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. It sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings. The company also provides various services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. It sells its products through department stores and catalogs, as well as through the Internet at jcp.com. As of January 30, 2010, the companys distribution network included 13 merchandise distribution centers, 5 regional warehouses, and 4 direct fulfillment centers. As of March 29, 2010, it operated 1,100 department stores. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of October 20, 2017

Stock ExchangeNYQ
Market Capitalization$1.08B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)8,701,583 (16,561,300)
Current Year EPS Estimate$0.43
Next Year EPS Estimate$0.38
Previous Closing Price$3.53
50 Day Price Moving Average$3.82
200 Day Price Moving Average$4.64
Dividend Yield0.00%
1 yr Target Price$5.71
Ex-Dividend Date4/5/2012
PEG Ratio-0.29
Short Ratio6.15

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Mutual Funds with J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock in its top 10 holdings

FundCategoryJCP Holding Percentage
TCW Relative Value Mid Cap NMid-Cap Value3.18%
Zacks Market Neutral AMarket Neutral1.04%

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