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NYSE:JCPJ C Penney Stock Price, Forecast & News

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(As of 05/18/2020)
Today's Range
Now: $0.18
50-Day Range
MA: $0.21
52-Week Range
Now: $0.18
Volume170.97 million shs
Average Volume19.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.39 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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. As of February 2, 2019, it operated 864 department stores in 49 states of the United States and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Department stores
Sub-IndustryDepartment Stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.17 billion
Cash Flow$0.91 per share
Book Value$2.59 per share


Net Income$-268,000,000.00


Market Cap$58.39 million
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)

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J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has J C Penney's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

J C Penney's stock was trading at $0.5001 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, JCP stock has decreased by 63.6% and is now trading at $0.1819. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for J C Penney.

When is J C Penney's next earnings date?

J C Penney is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for J C Penney.

How were J C Penney's earnings last quarter?

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The department store operator reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.19. The department store operator had revenue of $3.49 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.44 billion. J C Penney had a negative net margin of 2.40% and a negative return on equity of 27.83%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.18 earnings per share. View J C Penney's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for JCP?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month 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 a possible upside of 449.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for J C Penney.

Has J C Penney been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about JCP stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. J C Penney earned a daily sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the department store operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutJ C Penney.

Are investors shorting J C Penney?

J C Penney saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 91,290,000 shares, a decrease of 20.0% from the April 30th total of 114,180,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.3 days. Approximately 30.4% of the shares of the company 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 Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Citigroup (C), Twitter (TWTR), Intel (INTC) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are J C Penney's key executives?

J C Penney's management team includes the following 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

What is J C Penney's stock symbol?

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

Who are J C Penney's major shareholders?

J C Penney's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.88%), State Street Corp (3.13%), Invesco Ltd. (2.81%), Harbor Spring Capital LLC (2.61%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.35%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.06%). 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 institutional investors are selling J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Arizona State Retirement System, Alliancebernstein L.P., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View insider buying and selling activity for J C Penney.

Which institutional investors are buying J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harbor Spring Capital LLC, Invesco Ltd., SG Americas Securities LLC, State Street Corp, CSat Investment Advisory L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Geode Capital Management LLC, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. 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 activity 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 $0.18.

How big of a company is J C Penney?

J C Penney has a market capitalization of $58.39 million and generates $11.17 billion in revenue each year. The department store operator earns $-268,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.80) on an earnings per share basis. J C Penney employs 90,000 workers across the globe.

What is J C Penney's official website?

The official website for J C Penney is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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