JC Penney Profile

5.52
USD 0.14  2.60%
4.48Last Month High 5.52 
5.32Trading Day  High 5.55 

Acquisition by Joseph Mcfarland of 980 shares of JC Penney subject to Rule 16b-3

J C Penney Company Inc insider trading alert for grant of common stock of 50 cents par value by Joseph Mcfarland, EVP Stores, on July 18, 2017. This event was filed by J C Penney Co Inc with SEC on 2017-07-18. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Joseph Mcfarland is currently serves as executive vice president - stores of J C Penney [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 Inc (JCP) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in TEXAS, U.S.A and employs 105,000 people. JC Penney is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with total capitalization of 1.57 B. J C Penney Company Inc runs under Consumer sector within Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry. This company has 310 M outstanding shares of which 120.42 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 6.15 days to cover shorted positions. PENNEY J C CO HOL has about 363 M in cash with 382 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.17.
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Top Holders

Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Strs OhioCommon Shares4.6 M21.4 M
Bank Of MontrealPut Options822.7 K3.8 M
Bank Of MontrealCall Options650.7 K3 M
Patten Patten IncCommon Shares581.9 K2.7 M
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Key Fundamentals

JC Penney Against Markets

Current Ratings  

JC Penney 30 Days Performance Scores
Risk Adjusted
Performance Score (0 to 100)
13 
Chance of
< 35% 
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Fama & French Retail
Retail
Fama & French Classification
NameJ C Penney Company Inc
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
Bond Rating
Specialization
Consumer, Diversified Wholesale And Retail
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
LocationTEXAS, U.S.A
Business Address6501 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024-3698, United States
Foreign Associates
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01166126.0
ISINUS7081601061
CUSIP708160106
SectorConsumer
IndustryDiversified Wholesale And Retail
BenchmarkDOW
Websitewww.jcpenney.com
Contact Number972 431 1000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar

Recommendations

JC Penney Analyst Recommendations
Target PriceAdvice# of Analysts
9.46Hold13Odds
J C Penney Company Inc current and past analyst recommendations published by number of research institutions as well as average analyst consensus
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Earnings

JC Penney Earnings Estimates
EPSEstimate Date
Quarterly Estimate0.62February 24, 2017
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