JC Penney Profile

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Acquisition by Plunkett Debora A of 32258 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 Plunkett Debora A, the corporate stakeholder, on May 25, 2017. This event was filed by J C Penney Co Inc with SEC on 2017-05-25. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [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 and specializes in Consumer with concentration in Diversified Wholesale And Retail. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with total capitalization of 1.46 B. J C Penney Company Inc runs under Consumer sector within Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry. This company has 309.8 M outstanding shares of which 59.94 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 4.53 days to cover shorted positions. PENNEY J C CO HOL has about 900 M in cash with 440 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.59.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares24.7 M152.2 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares23.9 M147 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options7.2 M44.6 M
Goldman Sachs Group IncCall Options3.5 M21.5 M
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JC Penney Leadership

Myron Ullman CEO, Director
Marvin Ellison CEO and Director
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NameJ C Penney Company Inc
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Consumer, Diversified Wholesale And Retail
InstrumentUSA Stock
RegionNorth America
LocationTEXAS, U.S.A
Business Address6501 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024-3698, United States
Foreign Associate  Mexico
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01166126.0
MarketDiversified Wholesale And Retail
Contact Number972 431 1000

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Quarterly Estimate0.62February 24, 2017
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