JCP - J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
1.46
-0.06 (-4.28%)
As of 10:36AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close1.52
Open1.52
Bid1.45 x 28000
Ask1.46 x 29200
Day's Range1.44 - 1.53
52 Week Range1.42 - 4.75
Volume2,376,738
Avg. Volume15,070,609
Market Cap458.034M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.54
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.19
Earnings DateNov 8, 2018 - Nov 12, 2018
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2012-04-05
1y Target Est1.58
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  • J.C. Penney Needs to Prove It's Not the Next Sears
    Bloomberg4 days ago

    J.C. Penney Needs to Prove It's Not the Next Sears

    Its short interest is about where it was during the worst of the Ron Johnson era, when that former Apple Inc. executive became CEO and made unpopular changes that devastated sales. If J.C. Penney doesn't manage to deliver real progress during the holiday spending blitz, I suspect already-fragile investor confidence is going to erode very quickly. For one, as I've noted previously, the strong economic backdrop should provide a powerful tailwind to the retail industry overall this holiday season.

  • These 3 Retailers Will Benefit From the Death of Sears
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    These 3 Retailers Will Benefit From the Death of Sears

    J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, and Macy’s could all see incremental gains from Sears’ collapse.

  • The Sears Bankruptcy Is J.C. Penney's Last Best Chance to Recover
    Motley Fool6 days ago

    The Sears Bankruptcy Is J.C. Penney's Last Best Chance to Recover

    Sears is closing stores again after filing for bankruptcy. J.C. Penney needs to seize this opportunity to gain market share and revitalize comp-sales growth.

  • Why Sears bankruptcy will be bad for J.C. Penney
    Yahoo Finance6 days ago

    Why Sears bankruptcy will be bad for J.C. Penney

    The last thing struggling J.C. Penney needs is a bankrupt Sears.

  • JCPenney Stock: Do Analysts Foresee Any Upside?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    JCPenney Stock: Do Analysts Foresee Any Upside?

    Most analysts currently have a “hold” recommendation for JCPenney (JCP) stock. The mid-tier department store chain was rated a “hold” by 75%, or 12 out of 16, analysts covering the stock. JCPenney stock was rated a “sell” by four analysts as of October 12.

  • What Analysts Expect from JCPenney’s Fiscal 2018 Earnings
    Market Realist6 days ago

    What Analysts Expect from JCPenney’s Fiscal 2018 Earnings

    Can New CEO Bring JCPenney Back on Track? JCPenney (JCP) disappointed its investors with a higher-than-expected loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on August 4. The company’s second-quarter adjusted loss per share of $0.38 was way higher than analysts’ estimate of a loss per share of $0.06.

  • Barrons.com7 days ago

    Lowe’s May Finally Have the Catalysts It Needs to Deliver

    Lowe’s (ticker: LOW) has the best chance in more than a decade to close the gap with (HD) (HD), says Wedbush. Where we were: Lowe’s has long trailed behind its bigger rival, in large part due to self-inflicted problems. Where we’re headed: New leadership and shareholder activism may finally be the catalysts Lowe’s needs to make necessary changes, says Wedbush.

  • CNBC7 days ago

    As Sears goes bankrupt, JC Penney, Walmart and others set to benefit

    Sears Holdings has filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to shutter another 142 stores before the year is over. Analysts say J.C. Penney, Walmart, Kohl's and others should benefit from the department store chain's demise. With Sears Holdings SHLD filing for bankruptcy protection and planning to shutter another 142 stores before year-end, that leaves some market share up for grabs among the retailers' rivals, especially those in the business of selling appliances and tools.

  • Why JCPenney’s Margins Might Continue to Be under Pressure
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Why JCPenney’s Margins Might Continue to Be under Pressure

    Can New CEO Bring JCPenney Back on Track? A challenging retail environment forced JCPenney (JCP) to book markdowns in the second quarter, causing a contraction in the company’s gross margin during the quarter. JCPenney’s gross margin fell significantly to 33.7% in the second quarter of fiscal 2018 from 35.3% in the second quarter of fiscal 2017.

  • J. C. Penny, Synchrony Extend Alliance With Multi-Year Deal
    Zacks7 days ago

    J. C. Penny, Synchrony Extend Alliance With Multi-Year Deal

    J. C. Penney (JCP) renews agreement with Synchrony to enhance customers' shopping experience.

  • Are JCPenney’s Strategic Initiatives Helping Sales?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Are JCPenney’s Strategic Initiatives Helping Sales?

    Can New CEO Bring JCPenney Back on Track? JCPenney’s (JCP) net sales declined 7.5% in the second quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on August 4, causing a 6.0% fall in the net sales for the first half of fiscal 2018. JCPenney’s same-store sales increased 0.3% in the second quarter and 0.2% in the first half of fiscal 2018.

  • Can New CEO Bring JCPenney Back on Track?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Can New CEO Bring JCPenney Back on Track?

    JCPenney (JCP) stock has risen 12.8% since the company announced the appointment of Jill Soltau as its new CEO on October 2. Investors welcomed the news of a new CEO who has about three decades of solid experience in the retail industry, which has included positions in companies like Shopko Stores, Sears (SHLD), and Kohl’s (KSS). Most recently, Jill Soltau was president and CEO of Jo-Ann Stores.

  • Sears's Last Gasp Could Breathe Life Into Rivals
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    Sears's Last Gasp Could Breathe Life Into Rivals

    The retailing giant, which includes its eponymous department store and the Kmart discount chain, said Monday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is set to close 142 unprofitable stores near the end of the year and Eddie Lampert, the financier who is its largest shareholder, is stepping down from his role as CEO. The company — formed by Lampert in a 2005 merger of two storied but struggling shopping empires — had been withering practically since its inception.

  • Sears' Bankruptcy: How It Got Here -- and What Happens Next
    Motley Fool7 days ago

    Sears' Bankruptcy: How It Got Here -- and What Happens Next

    The once-dominant American retailer hopes to reemerge with some part of its business intact.

  • ANGI, J.C. Penney, Semtech, Mellanox and Vishay Intertechnology highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
    Zacks10 days ago

    ANGI, J.C. Penney, Semtech, Mellanox and Vishay Intertechnology highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

    ANGI, J.C. Penney, Semtech, Mellanox and Vishay Intertechnology highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

  • Bear of the Day: JCPenney (JCP)
    Zacks10 days ago

    Bear of the Day: JCPenney (JCP)

    Bear of the Day: JCPenney (JCP)

  • The Clock Is Ticking for New J.C. Penney CEO
    Motley Fool11 days ago

    The Clock Is Ticking for New J.C. Penney CEO

    This veteran leader doesn't have much time to turn the old-school retailer around, but they're paying her well for her effort.

  • Barrons.com11 days ago

    5 Retailers That Could Benefit From a Sears Bankruptcy

    Cowen & Co. says Walmart and Target are positioned well for such a situation, followed by J.C. Penney, Kohl’s and Macy’s.

  • J. C. Penney (JCP) Surges: Stock Moves 6.6% Higher
    Zacks11 days ago

    J. C. Penney (JCP) Surges: Stock Moves 6.6% Higher

    J. C. Penney (JCP) shares rose nearly 7% in the last trading session, amid huge volumes.

  • JCPenney Stock Rose on October 10, Market Fell
    Market Realist11 days ago

    JCPenney Stock Rose on October 10, Market Fell

    Major indexes fell on October 10 due to investors’ fears about rising rates. The S&P 500 (SPY) fell 3.3%, while the Dow Jones fell 3.2% on October 10. However, JCPenney (JCP) stock rose 6.6% on October 10 due to news about the company extending its agreement with Synchrony Financial (SYF) regarding a marketing and servicing alliance for JCPenney’s credit card program. The amended agreement between the two companies extends the term of JCPenney’s credit card program until January 2027.

  • ACCESSWIRE11 days ago

    Today’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: J.C. Penney and Sears Holdings

    Shares of J. C. Penney were flying higher on news that it has expanded its strategic partnership with Synchrony while shares of Sears went to record lows on news that it may be preparing for bankruptcy. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. shares closed up 6.59% on about 30 million shares traded yesterday. It was a day of celebration for the apparel and home retail chain after the company announced a multi-year extension of their strategic partnership with Synchrony.

  • Why J.C. Penney, Tilray, and Nio Jumped Today
    Motley Fool12 days ago

    Why J.C. Penney, Tilray, and Nio Jumped Today

    Despite a down day for the market, these stocks climbed. Find out why.

  • Business Wire12 days ago

    Synchrony and JCPenney Extend Strategic Partnership with New Multi-Year Agreement

    Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) today announced a multi-year extension of their strategic partnership bringing together data analytics and consumer financial services expertise to continue to offer JCPenney customers financing options and personalized customer experiences. Synchrony and JCPenney have partnered for nearly two decades to offer a private label credit card program and a JCPenney Mastercard Dual Card.

  • Amazon’s Private Label Blitz Could Hurt These 3 Companies
    Motley Fool13 days ago

    Amazon’s Private Label Blitz Could Hurt These 3 Companies

    General Mills, JCPenney, and Procter & Gamble could all lose customers to Amazon’s growing portfolio of private label brands.

  • Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock?
    Zacks13 days ago

    Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock?

    Investors need to pay close attention to J. C. Penney (JCP) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.