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NYSE:JCP - J C Penney Stock Price, Forecast & News

$1.11
-0.02 (-1.77 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1.10
Now: $1.11
$1.15
50-Day Range
$0.99
MA: $1.09
$1.19
52-Week Range
$0.53
Now: $1.11
$1.91
Volume4.98 million shs
Average Volume7.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$355.20 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.66
J. C. Penney Company, Inc, through its subsidiary J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc, sells merchandise through department stores. The company primarily sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings; and provides services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Department stores
Sub-IndustryDepartment Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP70816010
Phone972-431-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.02 billion
Cash Flow$0.81 per share
Book Value$2.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-255,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees95,000
Market Cap$355.20 million
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is J C Penney's stock symbol?

J C Penney trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JCP."

How were J C Penney's earnings last quarter?

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 15th. The department store operator reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.55) by $0.25. The department store operator had revenue of $2.38 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.43 billion. J C Penney had a negative return on equity of 24.09% and a negative net margin of 1.92%. The business's revenue was down 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.52) EPS. View J C Penney's Earnings History.

When is J C Penney's next earnings date?

J C Penney is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for J C Penney.

What price target have analysts set for JCP?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for J C Penney's stock. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they expect J C Penney's share price to reach $1.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for J C Penney.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for J C Penney?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J C Penney in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for J C Penney.

Has J C Penney been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about JCP stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J C Penney earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the department store operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for J C Penney.

Are investors shorting J C Penney?

J C Penney saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 111,960,000 shares, a decline of 11.2% from the November 14th total of 126,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 12.4 days. Approximately 37.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View J C Penney's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of J C Penney's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of J C Penney own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other J C Penney investors own include Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV), Twitter (TWTR), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Citigroup (C), Intel (INTC) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are J C Penney's key executives?

J C Penney's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Therace M. Risch, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Digital Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Michael Robbins, Exec. VP and Chief Stores & Supply Chain Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Jill Ann Soltau, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Michael Fung, Interim CFO, Interim Exec. VP & Interim Controller (Age 69)
  • Ms. Melissa Pint, Sr. VP of Technology

Who are J C Penney's major shareholders?

J C Penney's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Newport Trust Co (5.11%), State Street Corp (2.89%), SG Americas Securities LLC (1.19%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.32%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.18%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.16%). Company insiders that own J C Penney stock include Javier G Teruel, Lisa A Payne, Michelle Wlazlo and Ronald W Tysoe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for J C Penney.

Which major investors are selling J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Millennium Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, State Street Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Texas Permanent School Fund and Financial Architects Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for J C Penney.

Which major investors are buying J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Newport Trust Co, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers and Cetera Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought J C Penney stock in the last two years include Javier G Teruel, Lisa A Payne, Michelle Wlazlo and Ronald W Tysoe. View Insider Buying and Selling for J C Penney.

How do I buy shares of J C Penney?

Shares of JCP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is J C Penney's stock price today?

One share of JCP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.11.

How big of a company is J C Penney?

J C Penney has a market capitalization of $355.20 million and generates $12.02 billion in revenue each year. The department store operator earns $-255,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.94) on an earnings per share basis. J C Penney employs 95,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About J C Penney.

What is J C Penney's official website?

The official website for J C Penney is http://www.jcpenney.com/.

How can I contact J C Penney?

J C Penney's mailing address is 6501 LEGACY DRIVE, PLANO TX, 75024. The department store operator can be reached via phone at 972-431-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for J C Penney (NYSE JCP)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  890 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,169
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about J C Penney and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JCP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JCP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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