JCP - J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
3.01
+0.10 (+3.44%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close2.91
Open2.93
Bid2.80 x 600
Ask3.16 x 1000
Day's Range2.89 - 3.02
52 Week Range2.35 - 5.73
Volume10,851,777
Avg. Volume15,884,720
Market Cap944.394M
Beta0.20
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.37
Earnings DateMay 17, 2018
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est3.94
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  • Investors Are Betting Big Against These 3 Retailers
    Motley Fool3 days ago

    Investors Are Betting Big Against These 3 Retailers

    The bears are tearing JCPenney, Under Armour, and GNC to shreds.

  • Investing in the Retail Sector
    Motley Fool3 days ago

    Investing in the Retail Sector

    There has been some major upheaval, but some winning retail stocks have emerged.

  • J.C. Penney Stock Is Set to Rebound as Rivals Keep Retreating
    Motley Fool6 days ago

    J.C. Penney Stock Is Set to Rebound as Rivals Keep Retreating

    Additional Sears store closures and the liquidation of Bon-Ton could help J.C. Penney accelerate its sales growth later this year. That would be great news for J.C. Penney stock.

  • The amount of retail space closing in 2018 is on pace to break a record
    CNBC7 days ago

    The amount of retail space closing in 2018 is on pace to break a record

    CoStar Group has calculated already more than 90 million square feet of retail space (including Bon-Ton) is set to close this year.

  • Behind Five Below’s Rapid Store Expansion Strategy
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Behind Five Below’s Rapid Store Expansion Strategy

    In an environment where retailers ranging from Macy’s (M) to JCPenney (JCP) to Sears (SHLD) are closing stores to cut down costs, Five Below is on a store opening spree. The company has upped its store openings target to 2,500 locations by 2020 from 2,000 projected earlier. The company expects new store openings to be the biggest catalyst that will help the company to achieve sales growth of 20% by 2020.

  • ACCESSWIRE9 days ago

    Free Research Report as J. C. Penney’s Quarterly Revenue Grew 1.8%; EPS Surged 33%

    LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 16, 2018 / Active-Investors.com has just released a free earnings report on J. C. Penney Co., Inc. (NYSE: JCP ). If you want access to this report all you need to do is ...

  • ACCESSWIRE12 days ago

    Today’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath and Beyond and J. C. Penney

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 13, 2018 / Shares of J. C. Penney and Bed Bath and Beyond were two retailers dragged into the red on Thursday after the latter reported fourth quarter results and a dismal ...

  • Why J.C. Penney, Apogee Enterprises, and L Brands Slumped Today
    Motley Fool12 days ago

    Why J.C. Penney, Apogee Enterprises, and L Brands Slumped Today

    Find out why these companies missed the rally.

  • Why J.C. Penney Stock Fell 30% in March
    Motley Fool14 days ago

    Why J.C. Penney Stock Fell 30% in March

    The retailer's cash challenges convinced investors to step away from the stock last month.

  • What Are Analysts Recommending for Kohl’s Stock?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    What Are Analysts Recommending for Kohl’s Stock?

    Why Has Kohl's Stock Price Surged 23% in 2018? Most of the analysts who have provided recommendations on Kohl’s (KSS) have maintained “buy” ratings on its stock. Following Kohl’s 4Q17 results announcement on March 1, 2018, many analysts have revised their target prices for the stock.

  • Analyzing Kohl’s from a Valuation Perspective
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Analyzing Kohl’s from a Valuation Perspective

    On April 5, 2018, Kohl’s (KSS) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings multiple) of 12.6x. Following its 4Q17 results, the company’s valuation multiple fell 9.7%.

  • An Insight into Kohl’s 2017 Bottom Line Performance
    Market Realist15 days ago

    An Insight into Kohl’s 2017 Bottom Line Performance

    Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) beat analysts’ estimates for adjusted EPS (earnings per share) in all quarters of 2017 except for one. For 4Q17, Kohl’s adjusted EPS were was $1.87, topping analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.77. On a reported basis, its EPS rose 95.1% to $2.81 in 4Q17.

  • How Do Kohl’s Margin Numbers Stack Up?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    How Do Kohl’s Margin Numbers Stack Up?

    In 4Q17, Kohl’s (KSS) reported a gross profit of $2.3 billion, up 10.7% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis, driven by higher revenue. Kohl’s SG&A (selling, general, and administrative) expenses rose 7.3% to $1.5 billion in 4Q17 mainly due to the additional week in 2017. The company’s SG&A expenses as a percentage of its sales improved 40 basis points to 21.5%.

  • A Detailed Discussion of Kohl’s 2017 Sales Numbers
    Market Realist16 days ago

    A Detailed Discussion of Kohl’s 2017 Sales Numbers

    Kohl’s (KSS) reported better sales numbers than analysts’ projections for three of its reported quarters in 2017, but it missed expectations in one quarter. In 1Q17, its sales were $3.8 billion, which missed analysts’ consensus estimate by 1.6%. In 2Q17 and 3Q17, its sales were $4.1 billion and $4.3 billion, respectively, beating analysts’ estimates by 0.4% and 0.8%, respectively.

  • Why Is Kohl’s Focusing on a Smaller Store Format?
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Why Is Kohl’s Focusing on a Smaller Store Format?

    The company also operates 12 FILA outlet stores and four off-aisle clearance stores. The company considers stores to be a vital component of its sales growth strategy. Kohl’s has also adopted the practice of standard to small strategy, under which it aims to improve inventory management.

  • Is J.C. Penney Company, Inc. a Buy?
    Motley Fool18 days ago

    Is J.C. Penney Company, Inc. a Buy?

    The retailer has shown some positive signs.

  • Why Has Kohl’s Stock Price Surged 23% in 2018?
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Why Has Kohl’s Stock Price Surged 23% in 2018?

    Why Has Kohl's Stock Price Surged 23% in 2018? Department store retailer Kohl’s (KSS) has surged 23.4% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of April 5, 2018. A robust performance over the holiday season and an improved outlook have been the driving factors of this rise.

  • Walmart Is a Tough Contender for Amazon in Grocery War
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Walmart Is a Tough Contender for Amazon in Grocery War

    Amazon’s (AMZN) expansion in the retail space sent tremors across the industry. Alongside Walmart, large retailers like Costco (COST) and Target (TGT) adjusted their businesses and continue to thrive, especially Costco, which is witnessing double-digit sales and earnings growth.

  • Here's a map of the big-box stores closing in 2018
    CNBC20 days ago

    Here's a map of the big-box stores closing in 2018

    Retailers like Sears and Toys R Us with massive floor plans are the ones shuttering stores.

  • Why Deckers Is Reducing Its Store Footprint
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Why Deckers Is Reducing Its Store Footprint

    The company argues that a reduction in stores is in sync with the changes that the retail sector is undergoing currently. The company expects most of the store closures to come through natural lease expirations. Under the restructuring plan announced in 2016, the company has shut down 27 retail outlets as of December 31, 2017.

  • The Wall Street Journal20 days ago

    [$$] The Stores That Track Your Returns

    Best Buy has drawn criticism for using Retail Equation to generate consumers’ ‘risk score.’ Other retailers using the firm include J.C. Penney, Sephora, CVS and Victoria’s Secret.

  • Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in J. C. Penney (JCP) Stock?
    Zacks21 days ago

    Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike 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.

  • These 12 Companies Have Laid Off Workers in 2018
    Motley Fool26 days ago

    These 12 Companies Have Laid Off Workers in 2018

    Even in light of recent tax reform, which was a windfall for many U.S. corporations, a number of high-profile companies are still giving employees the ax.

  • J.C. Penney Company, Inc.'s Home Sales Are Exploding
    Motley Fool27 days ago

    J.C. Penney Company, Inc.'s Home Sales Are Exploding

    J.C. Penney's home department is making a big contribution to the company's efforts to get sales growing again.

  • One unlikely retail name is holding up as volatility slams the market
    CNBC28 days ago

    One unlikely retail name is holding up as volatility slams the market

    As volatility has taken Wall Street by storm this week, one unlikely stock has managed to avoid the wreckage: Nordstrom. Its best days are ahead of it, according to one market watcher.