JC Penney Profile

USD 0.09  2.9%

JC Penney exotic insider transaction detected

J C Penney Company insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock of 50 cent par value by Theilmann Michael T, EVP Chief HR Admin Officer, on April 26, 2018. This event was filed by J C Penney Co Inc with SEC on 2005-06-03. Initial filing of beneficial ownership - SEC Form 3 [view details]   

JC Penney Summary

As people begin to change their shopping habit from brick and mortar stores to online shopping, many retailers are finding that changing is necessary to keep up with the change in behavior. JC Penney is a store that was following the track of Sears in that it is becoming obsolete. Recently, they have made the changes to slowly begin the transition back into competition, but there is still a long road ahead as people begin shopping there less and less. Unlike Sears, this company still has a chance. [more]
J C Penney Company (JCP) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in TEXAS, U.S.A and employs 98,000 people. JC Penney is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with total capitalization of 944.39 M. J C Penney Company runs under Consumer Cyclical sector within Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry. This company has 313.75 M outstanding shares of which 150.7 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 6.91 days to cover shorted positions. PENNEY J C CO HOL has about 458 M in cash with 186.12 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.47.
Check JC Penney Probability Of Bankruptcy

Ownership Allocation (%)

Target Price Odds Analysis

Below OddsHorizonTargetAbove Odds
about 23.41%30 days 3.01  about 76.49%
Based on normal probability distribution, the odds of JC Penney to move above current price in 30 days from now is about 76.49% (This J C Penney Company probability density function shows the probability of JC Penney Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 30 days) .

Top Holders

Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Strs OhioCommon Shares4.6 M13.9 M
First Trust Advisors LpCommon Shares623.9 K1.9 M
Bank Of MontrealPut Options163 K492 K
View JC Penney Diagnostics

Selected J C Penney Company Income Statement Over Time

Consolidated Income    Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT    Net Income    

Key Fundamentals

JC Penney Against Markets

Risk Adjusted
Performance Score (0 to 100)
Chance of
Financial Distress (0 to 100%)
< 47% 
Equity ratings for J C Penney Company are calculated dynamically based on Macroaxis scoring framework. Click here to learn more
Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas. JC Penney operates under Department Stores classification in USA and traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 98000 people. more
Fama & French Retail
Fama & French Classification
NameJ C Penney Company
CEO, DirectorMyron UllmanView All
Thematic Classification
Currently Active Investing Idea
View All
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
Bond Rating
Consumer, Diversified Wholesale And Retail
InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
LocationTEXAS, U.S.A
Business Address6501 Legacy Drive
Foreign Associates
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01166126.0
SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryDiversified Wholesale And Retail
Contact Number972 431 1000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar

Did you try this?

Run Fundamentals Comparison Now

Fundamentals Comparison

Compare fundamentals across multiple equities to find investing opportunities
View All  Next Launch Fundamentals Comparison


JC Penney Analyst Recommendations
Target PriceAdvice# of Analysts
J C Penney Company current and past analyst recommendations published by number of research institutions as well as average analyst consensus
JC Penney Analyst Advice  


JC Penney Earnings Estimates
EPSEstimate Date
Quarterly Estimate0.62February 24, 2017
J C Penney Company normalized analysts earnings estimates for actual as well as projected forward EPS values taken as an average expert opinion over time
Earnings Estimate  


JC Penney Corporate Directors
Paul Brown Director, MBA
Ronald Tysoe Independent Director
Wonya Lucas Director
Please also check Risk vs Return Analysis. Please also try Equity Search module to search for activelly-traded equities including funds and etfs from over 30 global markets.