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

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$1.69 -0.01 (-0.59 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.70
Today's Range$1.65 - $1.76
52-Week Range$0.92 - $3.54
Volume7.52 million shs
Average Volume14.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$531.15 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
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, home furnishings, and large appliances; and provides services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, custom decorating, and home services. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 872 department stores in 49 states of the United States and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Synchrony. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

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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$0.8204 per share
Book Value$3.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-255,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees98,000
Market Cap$531.15 million
Next Earnings Date5/16/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 28th. The department store operator reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.07. J C Penney had a negative net margin of 2.12% and a negative return on equity of 24.80%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.57 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, May 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for J C Penney.

What price target have analysts set for JCP?

12 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for J C Penney's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate J C Penney's stock price to reach $2.7833 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for J C Penney.

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

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J C Penney in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 7 hold ratings 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 articles about JCP stock have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J C Penney earned a news impact score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the department store operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting J C Penney?

J C Penney saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 119,477,106 shares, an increase of 5.7% from the February 15th total of 113,038,875 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 16,010,036 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.5 days. Currently, 39.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), Twitter (TWTR), Tesla (TSLA), Netflix (nflx), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Citigroup (C) and AT&T (T).

Who are J C Penney's key executives?

J C Penney's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrew S. Drexler, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 48)
  • 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 (Age 69)

Who are J C Penney's major shareholders?

J C Penney's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.80%), Newport Trust Co (4.51%), Masters Capital Management LLC (3.18%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.11%) and WINTON GROUP Ltd (1.83%). Company insiders that own J C Penney stock include Javier G Teruel, Jeffrey A Davis, Marvin R Ellison and Paul J Brown. View Institutional Ownership Trends for J C Penney.

Which institutional investors are selling J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tyvor Capital LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for J C Penney.

Which institutional investors are buying J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Tilden Park Management I LLC, Masters Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Newport Trust Co, Norges Bank, California Public Employees Retirement System and Paloma Partners Management Co. Company insiders that have bought J C Penney stock in the last two years include Javier G Teruel, Jeffrey A Davis, Marvin R Ellison and Paul J Brown. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is J C Penney's stock price today?

One share of JCP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.69.

How big of a company is J C Penney?

J C Penney has a market capitalization of $531.15 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 98,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  835 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,055
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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