Last trading transaction put the stock price at $3.16.
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In recent action, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Guggenheim initiated coverage on J.C. Penney in a report on Friday, September 30th. Holding in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. J.C. Penney has a 1-year low of $6.00 and a 1-year high of $11.99. The ERP5 of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. The Price to Book ratio for J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 1.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Finally, Creative Planning boosted its position in J.C. Penney by 7.5% in the second quarter. The mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$3.63. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding (JCP) opened at $3.16 on Tuesday. Holding's Q4 2018 earnings at $0.54 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.05 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.30 EPS. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -2.73. With an institutional ownership near 72.3%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of -0.41. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 4.16 Billion and 3.69 Billion respectively. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.21) EPS. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $-0.61 with 310.74M shares presently outstanding.
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In other J.C. Penney Company, Inc. The Earnings Yield for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 68,123 shares in the company, valued at approximately $246,605.26. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. The Free Cash Flow Yield 5 Year Average of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Also, Director Javier G. Teruel acquired 135,135 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd.
The company now has an insider ownership of 1.9 Percent and Institutional ownership of 72.3 Percent. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. However, -6.15% over the last one month, 30.82% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at 151.21%.
Whereas, firm has insider ownership was declared as 1.90% and Insider transaction was recorded recently as 5.54%. Insiders have acquired a total of 210,135 shares of company stock valued at $763,391 in the last quarter. Holding by 13.9% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake in J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding in the 2nd quarter valued at $190,000. 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.
About J.C. Penney Company, Inc. US Bancorp DE now owns 63,629 shares of the department store operator's stock valued at $296,000 after buying an additional 1,054 shares during the last quarter.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc is a holding company. Holding by 5.6% in the 1st quarter. Balyasny Asset Management LLC now owns 520,000 shares worth $1,981,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc added to its investment by buying 304,120 shares an increase of 9.5% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Holding by 12.8% in the 1st quarter.
An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. (JCPenney), launched on January 22, 2002, is a holding company. Its 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.