Analysts Estimates And Ratings J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Frederick Owens
May 19, 2017

The stock added in the prior trading session by 1.52%, closing at the stock price of $4.67. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -6.20%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -3.99% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -8.94%. (AKBA) is -1.15 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be -0.39 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 2830000 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for J. C. Penney Company, Inc.as 21000. (JCP) is at 35.31.

The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale remained unchanged from 1.6 to 1.6 during a month. It's now trading about -59.29% below its 52-week high.

Stock is now moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -40.97%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -43.8% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The consequences of this performance have been stark; the stock is now trading on lower volatility levels when compared to matched against companies operating in the same sector. Equities research analysts predict that J C Penney Company will post $0.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $-0.14, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.08.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) have shown a high EPS growth of 14.90% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 352.00% yoy. The department store operator reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.27.

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Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise.

Analysts give VZ a mean recommendation of 2.70. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. Retirement Systems of Alabama's holdings in J C Penney Company were worth $2,452,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

While trading at volume above than average, J. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. The longer the timeframe for the moving average, the smoother the simple moving average. Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $5.56 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.15. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $18.9 and compares with the $9.77 52-week low. While the company's share hit the 52 week high on 05/16/17 stationing the value of $15.88.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Earns "Neutral" Rating from Citigroup Inc" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock.

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. It has a return on equity (ROE) of 12.20%. J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock's technical behavior. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc began coverage on J C Penney Company in a research report on Friday, February 10th.

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