Guggenheim initiated coverage on J.C. Penney in a report on Friday, September 30th. Because there must be a beginning, the first TR value is simply the High minus the Low, and the first 14-day ATR is the average of the daily TR values for the last 14 days.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of JCP.
Since the beginning of the calendar year, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding in a report on Monday, August 14th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
Shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The P/E ratio is now N/A and the market cap is 977.28M. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
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The company had seen its current volume reaching at 12.05 million shares in the last trade. Holding (NYSE:JCP) opened at $3.06 on Thursday.
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Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 0.85, and a price to sales ratio of 0.08.
The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.3 percent. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.44 on a per share basis this quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 4.16 Billion and 3.69 Billion respectively. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -59.9 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 4.4 percent. Holding will post 0.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, CFO Jeffrey A. Davis bought 50,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 64.2 percent. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Javier G. Teruel bought 135,135 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock exchanged hands with 998,707 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 275.84K shares. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter past year. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Technology companies, consumer product makers and health care stocks accounted for some of the biggest gains. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.
The Earnings to Price yield of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding by 33.6% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 23,858,033 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $146,966,000 after buying an additional 1,270,459 shares during the period. Finally, US Bancorp DE grew its position in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged -11.05% and plunged in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -14.53%. Creative Planning now owns 34,051 shares of the department store operator's stock valued at $302,000 after buying an additional 2,389 shares during the period. IL raised its holdings in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding by 502.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 16,721 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 4,205 shares during the last quarter.