Stock Movement Analysis: JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Cornelia Mascio
Mag 17, 2018

(NYSE:JCP) gained 5.5 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $3.07. The stock exchanged hands 40.74 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 16.67 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $976.78 Million. ATR remains at 0.34 while Beta component of the stock stands at "Beta". When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 5.90% whereas Month Volatility is at 5.13%. (NYSE:JCP) is 0.482802. Leverage ratio is the total debt of a company divided by total assets of the current and past year divided by two. For example, an established blue chip company in a mature industry with stable earnings will most likely have a much lower beta compared to a start up Biotechnology Company. Current volume in a stock, relative to prior volume, shows if interest is higher or lower in a stock than it was before.

Total sales in the quarter ended May 5 fell 4.3 % to $2.58 billion from a year earlier, due to the store closings last year, while its adjusted net loss was $69 million, or 22 cents per share, compared to a profit of $2 million, or $0.01 per share, for the first quarter last year.

Analysts' ultimate objective when projecting revenue is to determine the appropriate value for a stock.

Net sales dipped 4.3 percent to $2.58 billion. The Higher end of the revenue forecast is $2.98 Billion, while the Lower end of the forecast is $2.8 Billion.

J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.63 Billion according to 14 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $2.79 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.57 Billion. Analysts had a 12-month consensus price target for the stock of $3.94 before this morning's announcement. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The 200-day moving average is the standby for long-term investors.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 4.28 percent, SMA50 is -0.44 percent, while SMA200 is -12.91 percent. One of the most popular ratios is the "Return on Assets" (aka ROA). (NYSE:JCP) is 1.962676. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. The standard deviation is used in making an investment decision to measure the amount of historical volatility, or risk, linked with an investment relative to its annual rate of return. This suggests that JCP underlying business is more profitable JCP's ROI is 2.40% while BMA has a ROI of 28.00%.

ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity. J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.08, whereas its price to book ratio for the most recent quarters is at 0.7.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 1 holds. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. now has a P/CF ratio of 1.962676.

Technical Analysis of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.: Technical indicators do not lead us to assume the stock will see more gains anytime soon. The stock has been moved at 44.22 percent over the last six months and 36.56 percent during a year ago.

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