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

$1.04
+0.02 (+1.95 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 02:29 AM ET)
Today's Range
$1.03
Now: $1.05
$1.06
50-Day Range
$0.59
MA: $0.89
$1.14
52-Week Range
$0.53
Now: $1.05
$1.91
Volume2.76 million shs
Average Volume9.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$332.14 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$0.87 per share
Book Value$3.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-255,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees95,000
Market Cap$332.14 million
Next Earnings Date11/15/2019 (Confirmed)
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 earnings results on Thursday, August, 15th. The department store operator reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.32) by $0.14. The department store operator earned $2.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.62 billion. J C Penney had a negative return on equity of 29.24% and a negative net margin of 2.38%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.38) earnings per share. 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 Friday, November 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for J C Penney.

What price target have analysts set for JCP?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for J C Penney's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $2.00. On average, they anticipate J C Penney's share price to reach $1.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.6% 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?

Media stories about JCP stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J C Penney earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the department store operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock'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 in 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 trading volume of 11,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.5 days. Currently, 45.7% of the company's shares 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major investors are buying J C Penney stock?

JCP stock was purchased 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 $1.05.

How big of a company is J C Penney?

J C Penney has a market capitalization of $332.14 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 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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