The Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) company's stock has plunged 46.3%, wider than the Zacks categorized Retail-Retail-Regional Departmental Stores industry's fall of 28.7%. Previously J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.21 by $0.27 with surprise factor of 128.6%. Weakness in apparel continues to affect the company's overall sales.
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The retailer also said Thursday it had doubled its online assortment of toys over the a year ago. Equities research analysts forecast that J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
The stock's 50 day moving average is 4.70 and its 200 day moving average is 6.17. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. Oakbrook Investments LLC boosted its stake in J.C. Penney Company, Inc.More news: Rajon Rondo reportedly signs with Pelicans
Shoppers will find there will be an extensive selection of children's toys for all ages including action figures, dolls, crafts, learning sets, racing cars and much more, a spokesperson for J.C. Penney said. The stock has "Hold" rating by Evercore on Wednesday, August 5. The legal version of this story can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/07/14/j-c-penney-company-inc-holding-company-jcp-given-neutral-rating-at-b-riley.html. The current share price indicates that stock is -55.93% away from its one year high and is moving 19.42% ahead of its 52-week low. Investors purchased 13,313 call options on the stock. "J. C. Penney is also gradually increasing the count of Sephora stores". Oppenheimer maintained J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) on Tuesday, May 23 with "Market Perform" rating. Holding Company by 33.6% in the first quarter.
Following trading activity for J. C. Penney Company, Inc.(NYSE:JCP), we can see that the stock has moved onto today's list of most actives. Holding Company from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $7.10. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. Holding Company by 18.7% in the fourth quarter. The department store operator reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.27. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new stake in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The company reported revenue of $3.08 Billion in the same period past year. (JCP) share price jumped 7.68% to $4.97 in the last trading session. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted ($0.22) earnings per share. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 9,967,442 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $82,829,000 after buying an additional 1,570,446 shares in the last quarter. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP). (JCP) is expected to post revenue of $2.73 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 17 analysts. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Next Financial Group, Inc now holds 200 shares valued at $1,000.More news: 'Aladdin': Disney Remake Finds Its Leads
TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "J.C. Penney Company, Inc". Finally, Dynamic Capital Management Ltd raised its position in J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Telsey Advisory Group increased their price objective on J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
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