JC Penney Book Value Per Share

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Book Value per Share (B/S) is can be calculated by subtracting liabilities from assets, and then dividing it by the total number of currently outstanding shares. It indicates the level of safety associated with each common share after removing effects of liabilities. In other words a shareholder can use this ratio to see how much he or she can sell the stake in the company in the event of liquidation.
JC Penney 
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5.43 times
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The naive approach to look at Book Value per Share is to compare it to current stock price. If Book Value per Share is higher than the currently traded stock price, the company can be considered undervalued. However, investors must be aware that conventional calculation of Book Value does not include intangible assets such as good will, intellectual property, trademarks or brands and may not be an appropriate measure for many firms.
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In accordance with recently published financial statements the book value per share of J C Penney Company Inc is about 5.43 times. This is 53.07% lower than that of the Services sector, and 66.32% lower than that of Department Stores industry, The Book Value Per Share for all stocks is 62.78% higher than the company.

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JC Penney is rated below average in book value per share category among related companies.
NameJ C Penney Company Inc
InstrumentUSA Stock
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
Analyst ConsensusHold 16 Opinions
Risk-adjusted AdviceStrong Hold Under Valued
Average Bond RatingCCC- Very Vulnerable
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
DescriptionJ. C. Penney Company Inc. through its subsidiary J. more

Other JC Penney Fundamentals

Return On Equity(25.92) %
Return On Asset(0.71) %
Profit Margin(4.46) %
Operating Margin(0.98) %
Current Valuation6.94 B
Shares Outstanding305.49 M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.18 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.60 %
Number of Shares Shorted91.47 M
Price to Earning454.25 times
Price to Book1.57 times
Price to Sales0.21 times
Revenue12.39 B
Gross Profit4.26 B
Net Income(552 M)
Cash and Equivalents973 M
Cash per Share3.19 times
Total Debt5.31 B
Debt to Equity3.20 times
Current Ratio1.86 times
Book Value Per Share5.43 times
Cash Flow from Operations189 M
Short Ratio8.96 times
One Year High10.09
One Year Low5.9
Earnings Per Share(1.81) times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.25 times
Number of Employees114 K
Market Capitalization2.65 B
Total Asset10.23 B
Retained Earnings(2.08 B)
Working Capital2.02 B
Current Asset4.36 B
Current Liabilities2.35 B
Z Score1.0