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J C Penney Company Inc (JCP.N)

JCP.N on New York Stock Exchange

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20 Jan 2017
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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCP). The Company's business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and its Website at jcpenney.com, which utilizes optimized applications for desktop, mobile and... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.68
Market Cap(Mil.): $2,111.85
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 308.30
Dividend: --
Yield (%): --

Financials

  JCP.N Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 70.70 26.34
EPS (TTM): -0.85 -- --
ROI: -3.65 8.67 9.03
ROE: -19.50 9.51 12.83

U.S. department stores steady profitability boat even as sales slide

CHICAGO U.S. department store chains, hit by slowing sales for more than two years, have used layoffs, store closings and cutbacks to maintain one aspect of stability: profit margins.

Jan 20 2017

U.S. department stores steady profitability boat even as sales slide

CHICAGO, Jan 20 U.S. department store chains, hit by slowing sales for more than two years, have used layoffs, store closings and cutbacks to maintain one aspect of stability: profit margins.

Jan 20 2017

J.C. Penney holiday sales drop in latest setback to sector

J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a decline in same-store sales for November and December, the latest department store chain to reflect the malaise in the sector as shoppers increasingly eschew brick-and-mortar stores and shop online.

Jan 06 2017

UPDATE 3-J.C. Penney posts surprise drop in same-store sales, shares slip

Nov 11 J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a surprise 0.8 percent fall in quarterly comparable-store sales on Friday, reflecting weak traffic, increasing competition from online and off-price retailers and a general shift away from spending on apparel.

Nov 11 2016

BRIEF-J C Penney Co spokeswoman- no intention of discontinuing relationship with Welspun

* Says no intention of discontinuing relationship with welspun, offering refund on certain Royal Velvet items made by Welspun

Oct 03 2016

BRIEF-J C Penney will offer refund on Royal Velvet Egyptian Cotton Towels

* Beginning Oct. 5, will offer refund on Royal Velvet Egyptian Cotton Towels or Royal Velvet Egyptian Cotton Damask Stripe Comforter Set Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Sep 30 2016

BRIEF-Paul Brown joins JC Penney board of directors

Sept 21 J C Penney Company Inc : Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Sep 21 2016

Laptops and cool tops: a strong year for U.S. back-to-school shopping

Along with the perennial run on leggings, students returning to America's classrooms this year are making a beeline for retro sneakers, "cold-shoulder" tops, versatile laptops and USB drives.

Sep 06 2016

BRIEF-JC Penney - CEO Marvin Ellison purchases of 50,000 shares in open market

* CEO Marvin Ellison reports open market purchase of 50,000 shares of co's common stock on August 25 - sec filing

Aug 25 2016

BRIEF-J C Penney Co forecasts 2019 EPS $1.40-$1.55- analyst day

* JCP leverages advantage of existing infrastructure for buy online, ship to store; 1/3 jcp.com orders picked up this way - analyst day

Aug 17 2016

Competitors

  Price Chg
Target Corporation (TGT.N) $64.10 -1.29
Macy's Inc (M.N) $29.70 +0.25
Kohl's Corporation (KSS.N) $40.53 +0.30
Dillard's, Inc. (DDS.N) $57.04 +0.95
Bon-Ton Stores Inc (BONT.OQ) $1.28 +0.01

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