what are Analysts report about: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)


These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for JCP to be 59.6%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 84.6%. For the next 5 years, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is expecting Growth of -28% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 9.37% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on J. C. Penney Company, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 8 analysts have given a Buy signal, 10 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 21 Analysts reported that the Price Target for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. might touch $20 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $12.02 and $7 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. got Initiated on 30-Sep-16 where investment firm Guggenheim Initiated the stock to Neutral.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. closed its last trading session at $8.52 with the loss of -0.47%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.63 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $11.99 and 52-week low of $6. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -8.43% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -12.35% and -6.02% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Mar 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.77 and Average Volume (3 months) is 14.57 million. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 10.83.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -3.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -25%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -1.8%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -5.88%, where Monthly Performance is -15.96%, Quarterly performance is -4.4%, 6 Months performance is -13.56% and yearly performance percentage is -13.2%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 27.33%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.63% and Monthly Volatility of 3.36%.