J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company Company Profile (NYSE:JCP)

About J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company logoJ. C. Penney Company, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCP). The Company's business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and its Website at jcpenney.com, which utilizes optimized applications for desktop, mobile and tablet devices. The Company's department stores and Website serves the same type of customers, its Website offers virtually the same mix of merchandise as its in store assortment along with other extended categories that are not offered in store, and its department stores accept returns from sales made in stores and through its Website. Its online customer purchases by direct shipment to the customer from its distribution facilities and stores or from its suppliers' warehouses and by in store customer pick up. It sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products through Sephora inside JCPenney and home furnishings.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Department Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: JCP
  • CUSIP: 70816010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $6.76
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.14
  • 52-Week Range: $6.00 - $11.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.61
  • P/E Growth: -8.05
  • Market Cap: $2.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 308,299,000
  • Beta: 0.83
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -2.56%
  • Return on Equity: -4.66%
  • Return on Assets: -0.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.96%
  • Current Ratio: 1.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.22%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.30)
Consensus Price Target: $10.78 (55.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeUnderperformView Rating Details
1/17/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$11.00View Rating Details
1/14/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$12.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$10.00View Rating Details
1/12/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$11.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$13.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/2/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$9.53 -> $12.00View Rating Details
10/20/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$10.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$7.50 -> $8.50View Rating Details
5/23/2016Miller TabakLower Price TargetBuy$17.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/17/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$9.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
5/6/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
3/31/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$20.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$8.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/29/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Craig HallumUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
1/25/2016OTR GlobalUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details
1/8/2016S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
11/20/2015Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$12.00View Rating Details
9/17/2015MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/27/2015Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetUnderperform$3.00 -> $5.00View Rating Details
8/17/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$8.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 1/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/24/2017        
11/11/2016Q316($0.21)($0.21)$2.95 billion$2.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2016Q216($0.15)($0.05)$2.93 billion$2.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/13/2016Q116($0.38)($0.32)$2.92 billion$2.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$0.23$0.39$3.99 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2015Q315($0.55)($0.47)$2.88 billion$2.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2015Q215($0.48)($0.41)$2.86 billion$2.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/13/2015Q115($0.77)($0.57)$2.86 billion$2.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.74($0.19)$4.71 billion$3.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q314($0.79)($0.77)$2.81 billion$2.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214($0.94)($0.56)$2.78 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/15/2014Q114($1.25)($1.15)$2.71 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413($0.76)($0.68)$3.94 billion$3.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/2013Q3($1.72)($1.81)$2.80 billion$2.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2013Q2 2013($1.06)($1.17)$2.76 billion$2.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/16/2013Q1 2013($0.86)($1.31)$2.72 billion$2.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012($0.17)($1.95)$4.08 billion$3.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$0.02($0.93)$3.29 billion$2.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2012($0.07)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2012($0.08)($0.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.67$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2011$0.11$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2011$0.07$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2011$0.24$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2011$1.08$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.51 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q2 20163($0.52)($0.36)($0.43)
Q3 20163($0.28)($0.11)($0.17)
Q4 20163($0.41)($0.12)($0.24)
Q1 20175($0.41)$0.61$0.13
Q2 20172($0.13)($0.12)($0.13)
Q3 20173($0.21)($0.16)($0.18)
Q4 20174$0.55$0.88$0.70
Q1 20182($0.20)($0.11)($0.16)
Q2 20182$0.07$0.08$0.08
Q3 20182($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q4 20183$0.40$0.93$0.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/18/2016John Joseph Tighe IIIEVPSell38,756$9.33$361,593.48View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Marvin R EllisonChairmanBuy50,000$9.92$496,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Ronald W TysoeDirectorBuy25,000$7.24$181,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Marvin R EllisonCEOBuy50,000$11.80$590,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Brynn EvansonEVPSell6,761$8.45$57,130.45View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Javier G TeruelDirectorBuy100,000$7.28$728,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Myron Ullman IIICEOBuy112,000$8.95$1,002,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Javier G TeruelDirectorBuy126,000$15.98$2,013,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2012Geraldine B LaybourneDirectorBuy1,289$24.82$31,992.98View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Geraldine B LaybourneDirectorBuy1,433$24.39$34,950.87View SEC Filing  
8/16/2012Michael W KramerCOOBuy4,400$23.74$104,456.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Geraldine B LaybourneDirectorBuy1,432$23.28$33,336.96View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)
DateHeadline
wsj.com logo[$$] J.C. Penney Sets Trend in Reviving Suburban Corporate Campuses (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:27 PM
News IconFirst Dallas Securities Cuts Position in J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) (NYSE:JCP)
larampadinapoli.com - January 17 at 6:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJC Penney's Risk/Reward Favorable Following Recent Pullback Below $7 (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:26 PM
thestreet.com logoShould You Invest in These 3 'Uninvestable' Retailers? (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:26 PM
bizjournals.com logoJ.C. Penney gaining traction in $44B athleisure industry with Nike store-within-a-store concepts (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:26 PM
thestreet.com logoEven Nordstrom Can't Escape the Spreading Retail Plague (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:26 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Penney Sets Trend in Reviving Suburban Corporate Campuses (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJCPENNEY UNDERSCORES COMMITMENT TO ACTIVEWEAR WITH LAUNCH OF NIKE® SHOPS (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:58 PM
marketwatch.com logoJ.C. Penney adds in-store Nike shops to more than 600 stores, shares pop (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJC Penney shares jump after announcing Nike partnership (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:58 PM
thestreet.com logoJ.C. Penney Sticks It to Rival Kohl's in a Big Way With Its New Nike Deal (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJC Penney Is Set Up For A Post-Earnings Short Squeeze (NYSE:JCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 6:00 PM
zacks.com logoIs the Options Market Predicting a Spike in J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock? (NYSE:JCP)
www.zacks.com - January 16 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJ.C. PENNEY INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. - JCP (NYSE:JCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 14 at 12:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOminous prediction says JCPenney could close 30% of its stores within 2 years (NYSE:JCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 7:19 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's Affirms Twelve Classes of JPMBB 2014-C18 (NYSE:JCP)
www.moodys.com - January 13 at 7:19 PM
bizjournals.com logoBehind the J.C. Penney campus deal: 'Our bid was higher by design' (NYSE:JCP)
www.bizjournals.com - January 13 at 7:19 PM
bizjournals.com logoBig year marks silver anniversary of Dallas' Best Real Estate Deals (NYSE:JCP)
www.bizjournals.com - January 13 at 7:19 PM
fool.com logoTraditional Retailers Are Doing Even Worse Than You Think (NYSE:JCP)
www.fool.com - January 13 at 7:19 PM
cnbc.com logoJC Penney gears up for closures as department stores sales continue to deteriorate (NYSE:JCP)
www.cnbc.com - January 13 at 2:27 PM
News IconTraders Alert: JC Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) (NYSE:JCP)
perspectivabetica.com - January 13 at 4:34 AM
thestreet.com logoHere Comes the Next Big Store Closure Announcement (NYSE:JCP)
www.thestreet.com - January 12 at 6:31 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's Affirms Ten Classes of MSBAM 2016-C28 (NYSE:JCP)
www.moodys.com - January 12 at 6:31 PM
bizjournals.com logoWhy J.C. Penney is investing in stores despite talk of closures (NYSE:JCP)
www.bizjournals.com - January 12 at 6:31 PM
News IconJ. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Fell -3.69% (NYSE:JCP)
nflnewsdesk.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJCPenney hones in on omnichannel (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCan JCPenney End Fiscal 2016 with Higher Sales? (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWill JCPenney Deliver Its Earnings Target for Fiscal 2016? (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Dampened the Holiday Mood of These Department Stores? (NYSE:JCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUS Retailers May Look Valuable, but Watch the Trap (NYSE:JCP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
bizjournals.com logoJ.C. Penney anticipating store closures, but emphasizes importance of brick and mortar (NYSE:JCP)
www.bizjournals.com - January 11 at 6:41 PM
News IconJC Penney Company Inc Shares Dip 3% After Announcing Holiday Sales Update (NYSE:JCP)
larampadinapoli.com - January 10 at 11:56 PM
News IconStock to Watch: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) (NYSE:JCP)
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News IconJ. C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP)- Stocks Under Profitability Radar: AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:JCP)
streetwisereport.com - January 10 at 6:56 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Telsey Advisory Group Lowers Its Price Target On J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) to $11.00 (NYSE:JCP)
marketexclusive.com - January 9 at 11:49 PM
thestreet.com logoPenney's Poor Same-Store Sales Another Sign of Traditional Retail's Decay (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 6:47 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJC Penney Company's Stock Declines on Soft Holiday Sales (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 6:47 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStock Market News for January 09, 2017 (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 6:47 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] J.C. Penney Holds Guidance as Macy's, Kohl's Slip (NYSE:JCP)
www.barrons.com - January 9 at 6:47 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:31 am J. C. Penney reports Nov/Dec comparable store sales declined 0.8% YoY; reaffirms EBITDA target of $1 billion for fiscal 2016 (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 7 at 8:00 PM
fortune.com logoAdd JC Penney to the List of Retailers With Awful Holiday Sales - Fortune (NYSE:JCP)
fortune.com - January 7 at 11:43 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Here’s Why Some Retailers Didn’t Have Awful Holidays (NYSE:JCP)
www.wsj.com - January 6 at 11:47 PM
smarteranalyst.com logoStock Update (NYSE:JCP): J C Penney Company Inc Shares Dip 3% After Announcing Holiday Sales Update (NYSE:JCP)
www.smarteranalyst.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
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www.schaeffersresearch.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
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thestreet.com logo[video]J.C. Penney's Stock Slammed After Holiday Same-Store Sales Decline (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJ.C. Penney holiday sales drop in latest setback to sector (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
thestreet.com logoJ.C. Penney Follows Macy's, Kohl's With Disappointing Holiday Sales (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
thestreet.com logoGap's Namesake Brand Reports First Positive Comp in Years, Stock Climbs (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMoody's Affirms Six Classes of CFCRE 2016-C3 (NYSE:JCP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:41 PM

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Last Updated on 1/18/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff