JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) stock returned 18.46% Uptick performance

As of quarter end Sg Americas Securities, LLC had bought 1,963,079 shares growing its holdings by 502.5%. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,704,238 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $152,179,000 after buying an additional 24,491,676 shares during the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P.'s holdings in J.C. Penney Company, Inc. It fall, as 50 investors sold J C Penney Company Inc shares while 97 reduced holdings. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) has declined 40.00% since August 8, 2016 and is downtrending. Holdi decreased from $9,770,000 to $7,277,000 a change of $2,493,000 quarter to quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding by 84.4% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 14,525,136 shares of the department store operator's stock valued at $89,475,000 after buying an additional 4,557,694 shares in the last quarter. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md stated it has 0% in J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP). Holding by 59.0% in the first quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 17,472 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 2,212 shares during the period. Sg Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Penney J C Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.72 billion market cap company. Holding by 33.1% in the first quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 16,721 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 4,205 shares during the period. Hodges Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -3.74 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Institutional investors own 77.58% of the company's stock. BidaskClub raised J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) traded up 0.18% on Friday, hitting $5.44. The stock witnessed 20.09% gains, -0.91% declines and -18.68% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $12.19 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $11.72 Billion and high estimates of $12.48 Billion according to the prediction of 19 analysts. The market capitalization of the company is at $1.68 Billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $4.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $5.66. Investors purchased 47,850 put options on the stock. Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 32.19% over the normal average daily volume.

Analysts await J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) to report earnings on August, 11. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $-0.36 and is expected to be $0.49 for the current year with 309,996,000 shares now outstanding. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $2.71 Billion, compared to the consensus of 2.77 Billion. Holding had a positive return on equity of 11.44% and a negative net margin of 0.89%. The company's a year ago sales total was 2.92 Million. During the same period past year, the firm posted ($0.22) EPS. Fifth Third Retail Bank reported 0% in J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP). Holding will report full year earnings of $0.48 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.40 to $0.61. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & global trademark & copyright laws. Holding Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Buckingham Research. Holding presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $6.43. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/08/08/j-c-penney-company-inc-holding-company-nysejcp-lifted-to-buy-at-zacks-investment-research.html. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $5.00 price objective on J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

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5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Friday, August 11th. Bridgewater Assoc Lp has invested 0.13% in J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP).

July 12 investment analysts at Citigroup kept the company rating at "Neutral" and lowered the price target from $7.50 to $5.00. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. They set a "reduce" rating and a $5.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine upgraded J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The Company's department stores and Website generally serve the same type of customers, its Website offers virtually the same mix of merchandise as its store assortment and other categories, and its department stores generally accept returns from sales made in stores and through its Website.

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