J C Penney Company Inc Profile

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February 10, 2016

JC Penney Market Sensitivity

As returns on market increase, JC Penney returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding JC Penney will be expected to be smaller as well.
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JC Penney Leadership

Marvin Ellison 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, Jan 11, 2016 and Wed, Feb 10, 2016 is 7.3 with a coefficient of variation of 5.25. The daily time series for the period is distributed with a sample standard deviation of 0.37, arithmetic mean of 7.1, and mean deviation of 0.32. 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 2.26 B. J C Penney Company Inc runs under Services sector within Department Stores industry. This company has 306 M outstanding shares of which 104.14 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 6.82 days to cover shorted positions.
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J C Penney Investor Sentiment
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NameJ C Penney Company Inc
InstrumentUSA Stock
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
IndustryDepartment Stores
Contact Number972 431 1000
LocationTEXAS, U.S.A
Analyst ConsensusHold 16 Opinions
Macroaxis AdviceHold Under Valued
Average Bond RatingCCC- Very Vulnerable
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
JC Penney Analyst Recommendations
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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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J C Penney has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
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 12.52 B. Reported Net Loss for the year was (501 M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 4.26 B.
Over 86.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Upcoming Events
JC Penney Upcoming Company Events
Upcoming Quarterly ReportFebruary 25, 2016
Next Earnings ReportMay 11, 2016
JC Penney Earnings Estimates
EPSEstimate Date
Quarterly Estimate0.24February 25, 2016
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 Corporate Directors
Leonard Roberts Independent Director
Colleen Barrett Independent Director
Ronald Tysoe Independent Director