J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS as of May, 11

April 17, 2018 - By Eula Gilbert

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.37, from 2017Q3’s 1.19. The ratio dropped due to J. C. Penney Company, Inc. positioning: 47 sold and 68 reduced. 39 funds bought positions and 55 increased positions. Investors holded 222.21 million in 2017Q3 but now own 209.82 million shares or 5.58% less.
Vanguard Group holds 0% or 27.87M shs in its capital. Pinnacle Advisory Gp reported 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Federated Invsts Pa owns 2,294 shs for 0% of their capital. Two Sigma Securities Limited Com reported 44,848 shs. Blackrock Inc holds 39.46M shs. Regions Fincl holds 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) or 435 shs. M&R Capital Mngmt reported 0% stake. Huntington Commercial Bank invested in 1,638 shs or 0% of the stock. Zeke Advsr Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Principal Fincl Gp reported 0.01% of its capital in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Meyer Handelman, New York-based fund reported 27,192 shs. Legal And General Group Public Limited Company invested in 0% or 1.17 million shs. Swiss Bank & Trust reported 529,300 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp stated it has 0% of its capital in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Spark Invest Mgmt invested in 0.43% or 2.53M shs.

Investors expect J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)’s quarterly earnings on May, 11., according to Zacks. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $-0.23. That is 483.33 % down compareed to $0.06 earnings per share for last year. Wall Street predicts -140.35 % negative EPS growth as of May, 11. On during the last trading session the stock increased $0.03 or 0.96%, reaching $3.14.J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is downtrending after having declined 48.12% since April 17, 2017. JCP has 16.49 million volume or 3.62% up from normal. JCP underperformed the S&P 500 by 59.67%.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover JC Penney (NYSE:JCP). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 2, while 11 are “Hold”. 0 are bullish. 20 are the (NYSE:JCP)’s analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, November 10 the stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co. On Monday, October 30 the stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has “Sell” rating given by Citigroup. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, October 27 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, January 4 the stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Monday, October 30 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. On Friday, October 27 the company was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, November 13 the stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, October 27 the stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co. On Friday, October 27 the rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Neutral”.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary J.The firm is worth $985.18 million. C.Last it reported negative earnings. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores.

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