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

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) will report its next earnings on 24-Feb-17. The company reported the earnings of $-0.05/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.15/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.1/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 66.7%.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 20 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. as 2.95 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is 2.89 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 3.02 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.9 Billion.

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, 11 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. 20 Analysts reported that the Price Target for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. might touch $18 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $11.79 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.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. closed its last trading session at $9.54 with the loss of -0.73%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.91 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 5.16% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 5.02% and 2.01% 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 1.09 and Average Volume (3 months) is 14.78 million. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.2.

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 -2.57%, where Monthly Performance is 10.24%, Quarterly performance is 0.42%, 6 Months performance is 13.28% and yearly performance percentage is 18.82%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 42.19%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.62% and Monthly Volatility of 4.74%.