Featured Stock: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

05 January, 2017, 01:44 | Author: Elaine Woods

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.14 and Average Volume (3 months) is 16.01 million. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 4.08 and the short float is around of 21.56%.

12/05/2016 - Credit Suisse began new coverage on J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The business had revenue of $2.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.95 billion. The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of -71.26% and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of -71.55%. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $11.99 on Mar 8, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6 on Jan 20, 2016. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.49 and can go high up to $0.76. The firm's market capitalization is $2.57 billion. The company has a market cap of $2.56B. The company had Year Ago Sales of 4 Billion. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at -0.02.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for J. C. Penney Company, Inc.as $4.1 Billion in the Current Quarter. The fund owned 13,184,308 shares of the department store operator's stock after selling 393,976 shares during the period.

1 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 6761 shares traded. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.53% of the company's stock. Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new position in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The Company has 52-week high of $11.99 and 52-week low of $6.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -2.92%, where Monthly Performance is -12.25%, Quarterly performance is -9.87%, 6 Months performance is -6.94% and yearly performance percentage is 24.77%.

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On December 7, 2016, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office filed a lawsuit against J C Penney Company Inc and other national retail giants.

Company latest quarter ended on 31 Oct 2016. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 7 Analysts.

Valuation Ratios of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company by 10.5% in the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its stake in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company during the third quarter valued at about $102,000. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 11,943,671 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $106,060,000 after buying an additional 1,401,147 shares during the period. 11 analysts have rated the company as a strong "Hold". The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $ 16.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $ 7.00. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Strong Sell rating was given by brokerage firms.

Agile Therapeutics, Inc. now has mean rating of 1.50 while 0 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 0 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD". Holding Company in a research note on Thursday, October 20th. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) fell -1.31% in trading session and finally closed at $8.31. Holding Company had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Analysts mean target price for Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE:QHC) is $5.17 while their mean recommendation is 3.20 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

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