JC Penney's results fall short of expectations

1 Low-Rewarding Stock to Observe: JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Are Institutions Seeing Upside To JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)?

(JCP) is 2.4 percent.

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.56 million shares in the last trade.

Kohl's has higher revenue and earnings than J. C. Penney. A security with a beta greater than 1 indicates that it is more volatile than the market. While talking about Performance of the Stock, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of 6.6%, monthly performance percentage is 0.66 percent, Quarterly performance is -16.8 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 4.07% and Yearly Performance is -33.26 percent. Its revenue stood at -2.10% a year on average in the period of last five years.

Investors look favorably upon stocks with a large amount of institutional ownership.

Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. (NYSE:JCP) now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.84% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 5.26% percent. While historical volatility can be indicative of future volatility, it can also differ greatly from future volatility, depending on what was driving the price changes during the past period.

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J. C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. So, volatility evaluation is supposed to give some wisdom of how far the stock will fall if the market takes a dive and how high the stock will rise if the bull starts to climb. The Beta for the stock stands at 0.71. The Beta factor for the stock is listed at -0.55. If market is up, the stock should outperform by positive momentum and if the market heads lower, the stock should go down by same tendency. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. The share last price represents downtick move of -48.28% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 23.83% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. A low Price to Book could indicate that the shares are undervalued in their industry.

Shares of JCP are up 0.98% in premarket trading to $3.10 vs. a 52-week trading range of $2.35 to $5.63.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $3.94 to J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The stock is now showing up return of 5.05% throughout last week and witnessed decreasing return of -7.32% in one month period. Analysts had a 12-month consensus price target for the stock of $3.94 before this morning's announcement. Year to date performance remained at -2.85%. Nokomis Capital L.L.C. purchased a new stake in shares of J C Penney during the fourth quarter worth $284,000.

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows "Buy" Signal.

The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.28% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -0.44% and -12.91% respectively. It goes without saying that investors should not rely exclusively on any one technique.

What do you mean by simple moving average (SMA)? (NYSE:JCP) have increased their transactions by 3.90%. On the other hand if price drops, the contrary is right. - Some traders believe that Wilder's overbought/oversold ranges are too wide and choose to alter those ranges. An RSI between 30 and 70 was to be considered neutral and an RSI around 50 signified no trend. This is entirely at the trader's discretion.

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