J C Penney Company Inc





Year To Date
Last 1 Month(s)
Trading Day 
10 Days Price Trend
September 2, 2015Advice  Valuation
Highest PriceSeptember 2, 20159.32
Lowest PricAugust 24, 20157.91

JC Penney Market Sensitivity

JC Penney returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As market goes up or down, JC Penney is expected to follow.

J C Penney Market Cap Over Time

NameJ C Penney Company Inc
InstrumentUSA Stock
IndustryDepartment Stores
Contact Number972 431 1000
Analyst ConsensusSell 18 Opinions
Risk-adjusted AdviceStrong Buy Under Valued
Average Bond RatingCCC- Very Vulnerable
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
DescriptionJ. C. Penney Company Inc. through its subsidiary J. more

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JC Penney Agains Markets

 United States Nasdaq   2.46 % Macroaxis: change 2.46 Moved Up  
 United States SP 500   1.83 % Macroaxis: change 1.83 Moved Up  
 United States Russel   1.59 % Macroaxis: change 1.5936 Moved Up  
 United States NYSE   1.40 % Macroaxis: change 1.4045 Moved Up  
 thisGreen JCP JCP agains markets  0.65 % Macroaxis: 0.65 Moved Up  
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JC Penney Leadership

Myron III CEO and Director
Myron Ullman CEO, Director
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JC Penney Daily Price Distribution

The median price of JC Penney for the period between Mon, Aug 3, 2015 and Wed, Sep 2, 2015 is 8.38 with a coefficient of variation of 4.99. The daily time series for the period is distributed with a sample standard deviation of 0.42, arithmetic mean of 8.46, and mean deviation of 0.33. The Stock received some media coverage during the period.

JC Penney Summary

J C Penney Company Inc [JCP] is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in J. C. Penney Company, Inc.Plano, TX and employs 114,000 people. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with total capitalization of 2.52 B. J C Penney Company Inc runs under Services sector within Department Stores industry. This company has 305.43 M outstanding shares of which 100.64 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 9.7 days to cover shorted positions.

J C Penney Company Inc Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Over Time

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JC Penney Alerts

J C Penney has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company reported last year revenue of 12.31 B. Reported Net Loss for the year was (586 M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 4.26 B.
About 68.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from www.valuewalk.com: J C Penney Company Inc Gross Margin Recovery is Crucial Morgan Stanley

JC Penney Upcoming Events

Upcoming Quarterly ReportNovember 11, 2015
Next Earnings ReportFebruary 25, 2016

JC Penney Earnings Estimates

EPSEstimate Date
Quarterly Estimate-0.59November 11, 2015
J C Penney Company Inc normalized analysts earnings estimates for actual as well as projected forward EPS values taken as an average expert opinion over time
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JC Penney Analyst Recommendations

Target PriceConsensus AdviceNumber of Analysts
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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JC Penney Pair Trading Analysis

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JC Penney Directors

Leonard Roberts Independent Director
Stephen Sadove Independent Director, MBA
Colleen Barrett Independent Director
Amanda Ginsberg Director, MBA
Javier Teruel Independent Director

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JC Penney vs Competition

JC Penney September 2, 2015 Opportunity Range