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

$1.02
+0.03 (+3.03 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 12:17 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1.00
Now: $1.02
$1.04
50-Day Range
$0.55
MA: $0.86
$1.14
52-Week Range
$0.53
Now: $1.02
$1.91
Volume72,650 shs
Average Volume9.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$324.20 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.56
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$0.84 per share
Book Value$3.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-255,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees95,000
Market Cap$324.20 million
Next Earnings Date11/21/2019 (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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 15th. The department store operator reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.32) by $0.14. The department store operator earned $2.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.62 billion. J C Penney had a negative net margin of 2.38% and a negative return on equity of 29.24%. J C Penney's quarterly revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.38) 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, November 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for J C Penney.

What price target have analysts set for JCP?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for J C Penney's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $2.00. On average, they expect J C Penney's share price to reach $1.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for J C Penney.

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J C Penney in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 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 somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J C Penney earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the department store operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for J C Penney.

Are investors shorting J C Penney?

J C Penney saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 133,540,000 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the August 30th total of 126,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 11,590,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.5 days. Currently, 45.7% of the shares of the company 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), Citigroup (C), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Intel (INTC).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). 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 buying J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $1.01.

How big of a company is J C Penney?

J C Penney has a market capitalization of $321.02 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  871 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,260 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,131
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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