JC Penney Profile

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Acquisition by Lisa Payne 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 Lisa Payne, the corporate stakeholder, on February 17, 2018. 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 106,000 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 1.1 B. J C Penney Company Inc runs under Services sector within Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry. This company has 311.57 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 185 M in cash with 407 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 Shares39.5 M124.7 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares27.9 M88.1 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options18.3 M58 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options4.1 M13 M
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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 exchange. It employs 106000 people. more
Fama & French Retail
Fama & French Classification
NameJ C Penney Company Inc
CEO, DirectorMyron UllmanAll Leadership
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Consumer, Diversified Wholesale And Retail
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
LocationTEXAS, U.S.A
Business Address6501 Legacy Drive
Foreign Associates
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01166126.0
IndustryDiversified Wholesale And Retail
Contact Number972 431 1000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


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JC Penney Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.62February 24, 2017
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JC Penney Corporate Directors
Paul Brown Director, MBA
Ronald Tysoe Independent Director
Wonya Lucas Director