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$0.13
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$0.12
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$0.15
50-Day Range
$0.08
MA: $0.18
$0.26
52-Week Range
$0.14
Now: $0.13
$1.26
Volume14.91 million shs
Average Volume19.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.19 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.38

Competitors

J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) Vs. SECO, KRUS, PBPB, TZOO, JAX, and EXPR

Should you be buying JCP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" are considered alternatives and competitors to J C Penney, including Secoo (SECO), Kura Sushi USA (KRUS), Potbelly (PBPB), Travelzoo (TZOO), J. Alexander's (JAX), and Express (EXPR).

J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) and Secoo (NASDAQ:SECO) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares J C Penney and Secoo's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16
Secoo$986.70 million0.16$22.27 millionN/AN/A

Secoo has lower revenue, but higher earnings than J C Penney.

Volatility and Risk

J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Secoo has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

59.6% of J C Penney shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.2% of Secoo shares are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of J C Penney shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares J C Penney and Secoo's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%
Secoo1.04%3.67%1.33%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for J C Penney and Secoo, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
J C Penney01002.00
Secoo0000N/A

Summary

Secoo beats J C Penney on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kura Sushi USA (NASDAQ:KRUS) and J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

35.0% of Kura Sushi USA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.6% of J C Penney shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Kura Sushi USA shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of J C Penney shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Kura Sushi USA and J C Penney's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kura Sushi USA$64.25 million2.33$1.46 million$0.2766.33
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16

Kura Sushi USA has higher earnings, but lower revenue than J C Penney. J C Penney is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kura Sushi USA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Kura Sushi USA and J C Penney, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Kura Sushi USA11602.63
J C Penney01002.00

Kura Sushi USA currently has a consensus price target of $21.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 21.91%. Given Kura Sushi USA's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Kura Sushi USA is more favorable than J C Penney.

Profitability

This table compares Kura Sushi USA and J C Penney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Kura Sushi USA-16.43%-16.12%-8.85%
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%

Risk and Volatility

Kura Sushi USA has a beta of 2.11, suggesting that its stock price is 111% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Kura Sushi USA beats J C Penney on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) and Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares J C Penney and Potbelly's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%
Potbelly-11.22%-37.27%-6.38%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for J C Penney and Potbelly, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
J C Penney01002.00
Potbelly01002.00

Potbelly has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.30%. Given Potbelly's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Potbelly is more favorable than J C Penney.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

59.6% of J C Penney shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Potbelly shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of J C Penney shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.6% of Potbelly shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares J C Penney and Potbelly's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16
Potbelly$409.71 million0.28$-23,990,000.00($0.10)-46.60

Potbelly has lower revenue, but higher earnings than J C Penney. Potbelly is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than J C Penney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Potbelly has a beta of 1.4, indicating that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) and J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Travelzoo has a beta of 2.06, suggesting that its share price is 106% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Travelzoo and J C Penney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Travelzoo-16.47%-103.25%-10.98%
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

29.6% of Travelzoo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.6% of J C Penney shares are owned by institutional investors. 55.6% of Travelzoo shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of J C Penney shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Travelzoo and J C Penney, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Travelzoo00203.00
J C Penney01002.00

Travelzoo currently has a consensus target price of $11.25, indicating a potential upside of 15.62%. Given Travelzoo's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Travelzoo is more favorable than J C Penney.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Travelzoo and J C Penney's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Travelzoo$111.41 million0.99$4.16 million$0.3428.62
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16

Travelzoo has higher earnings, but lower revenue than J C Penney. J C Penney is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Travelzoo, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Travelzoo beats J C Penney on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

J. Alexander's (NYSE:JAX) and J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

J. Alexander's has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.5% of J. Alexander's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.6% of J C Penney shares are held by institutional investors. 16.5% of J. Alexander's shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of J C Penney shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares J. Alexander's and J C Penney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
J. Alexander's-10.66%-6.74%-3.29%
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for J. Alexander's and J C Penney, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
J. Alexander's0000N/A
J C Penney01002.00

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares J. Alexander's and J C Penney's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
J. Alexander's$247.27 million0.42$8.82 millionN/AN/A
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16

J. Alexander's has higher earnings, but lower revenue than J C Penney.

Summary

J C Penney beats J. Alexander's on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Express (NYSE:EXPR) and J C Penney (NYSE:JCP) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

59.6% of J C Penney shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Express shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of J C Penney shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Express and J C Penney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Express-26.21%-54.38%-10.04%
J C Penney-2.40%-27.83%-3.09%

Volatility and Risk

Express has a beta of 2.05, meaning that its stock price is 105% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J C Penney has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Express and J C Penney's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Express$2.02 billion0.05$-164,360,000.00($0.13)-12.31
J C Penney$11.17 billion0.00$-268,000,000.00($0.80)-0.16

Express has higher earnings, but lower revenue than J C Penney. Express is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than J C Penney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Express and J C Penney, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Express03002.00
J C Penney01002.00

Express currently has a consensus price target of $1.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 14.58%. Given Express' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Express is more favorable than J C Penney.

Summary

J C Penney beats Express on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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J C Penney Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Secoo logo
SECO
Secoo
0.8$3.19+4.4%$160.27 million$986.70 million18.76Upcoming Earnings
Kura Sushi USA logo
KRUS
Kura Sushi USA
1.3$17.91+1.2%$149.39 million$64.25 million-15.99Earnings Announcement
Potbelly logo
PBPB
Potbelly
1.0$4.66+7.1%$112.83 million$409.71 million-2.82
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.3$9.73+1.6%$110.05 million$111.41 million-8.46
J. Alexander's logo
JAX
J. Alexander's
0.8$7.00+0.1%$105.08 million$247.27 million-4.22
Express logo
EXPR
Express
1.2$1.60+3.8%$103.74 million$2.02 billion-0.25Upcoming Earnings
HBP
Huttig Building Products
0.6$3.81+1.0%$102.45 million$812 million-9.29
Luby's logo
LUB
Luby's
0.8$3.06+0.7%$93.87 million$323.47 million-2.00
The ONE Group Hospitality logo
STKS
The ONE Group Hospitality
1.2$3.20+2.5%$93.02 million$120.68 million7.62
WSTG
Wayside Technology Group
1.4$21.15+0.1%$92.26 million$208.76 million19.58
Farmer Bros. logo
FARM
Farmer Bros.
1.7$4.65+1.5%$81.56 million$501.32 million-1.64Heavy News Reporting
FAT
FAT Brands
1.1$6.72+2.5%$80.10 million$22.50 million-12.44Analyst Downgrade
Build-A-Bear Workshop logo
BBW
Build-A-Bear Workshop
0.9$4.09+1.0%$63.77 million$338.54 million-1.76Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
Net Element logo
NETE
Net Element
0.7$11.62+1.5%$56.30 million$65 million0.00
ATV
Acorn International
0.7$20.85+0.4%$53.81 million$37.49 million0.00Heavy News Reporting
ARKR
Ark Restaurants
0.7$14.31+2.7%$50.11 million$162.35 million-14.91High Trading Volume
Famous Dave's of America logo
DAVE
Famous Dave's of America
1.0$4.61+0.9%$42.71 million$54.89 million9.23
CJJD
China Jo-Jo Drugstores
0.5$1.10+6.4%$41.76 million$117.33 million-9.17High Trading Volume
MEDS
Trxade Group
1.5$4.95+1.8%$40.06 million$7.44 million165.00
J.Jill logo
JILL
J.Jill
0.8$4.25+3.5%$38.10 million$691.34 million-1.51
Chanticleer logo
BURG
Chanticleer
0.4$2.58+0.4%$32 million$30.14 million-1.10
JCTCF
Jewett-Cameron Trading
1.0$9.10+3.3%$31.68 million$45.45 million18.96
GRIL
Muscle Maker
0.5$2.15+2.3%$24.92 millionN/A0.00
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory logo
RMCF
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
0.5$3.90+5.1%$23.68 million$31.85 million-5.57Heavy News Reporting
Xcel Brands logo
XELB
Xcel Brands
0.9$1.18+9.3%$22.69 million$41.73 million-2.95
IFMK
iFresh
0.5$0.79+2.5%$19.89 million$89.45 million-7.18Heavy News Reporting
Destination XL Group logo
DXLG
Destination XL Group
1.4$0.38+0.0%$19.65 million$474.04 million-0.34Earnings Announcement
Good Times Restaurants logo
GTIM
Good Times Restaurants
1.8$1.54+1.3%$19.34 million$110.76 million-0.98
TAIT
Taitron Components
1.3$2.77+2.9%$16.08 million$6.78 million9.19
RAVE
RAVE Restaurant Group
0.7$0.88+3.4%$15.75 million$10.03 million-3.02
Ascena Retail Group logo
ASNA
Ascena Retail Group
0.8$0.34+17.6%$3.40 million$5.49 billion-0.01Heavy News Reporting
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