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J. C. Penney Company Inc. (JCP)
1.2 -0.07 (-5.51%) 12-14 16:05
Open: 1.27 Pre. Close: 1.27
High: 1.3 Low: 1.17
Volume: 7,317,672 Market Cap: 378M
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Price Prediction (Update @5:00pm)
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 1.301 - 1.312 1.312 - 1.319
Low: 1.15 - 1.161 1.161 - 1.168
Close: 1.186 - 1.203 1.203 - 1.214
Stock Technical Analysis
Target: Six months: 1.56
One year: 1.76
Support: Support1: 1.05
Support2: 0.87
Resistance: Resistance1: 1.33
Resistance2: 1.51
Pivot: 1.38
Moving Averages: MA(5): 1.32
MA(20): 1.36
MA(100): 1.72
MA(250): 2.56
MACD: MACD(12,26): -0.04
Signal(12,26,9): -0.03
%K %D: %K(14,3): 29.97
%D(3): 48.30
RSI: RSI(14): 33.39
52-Week: High: 4.75
Low: 1.05
Change(%): -61.2
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 1336921
10-Days: 689882
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands
Price and moving averages has closed below its Short term moving average. Short term moving average is currently below mid-term; AND below long term moving averages. From the relationship between price and moving averages; we can see that: This stock is BEARISH in short-term; and BEARISH in mid-long term.

JCP has closed below the lower band by 13.4%. If price is in a downtrend band; this downward trend in price might continue. However a short term pullback inside the band is likely. Bollinger Bands are 38.9% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.
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Financial Analysis
Growth measures the growth of both a company's revenue and net income. it tells investors how fast a company is growing.
Profitability NA
Profitability measures a company's ability to generate earnings as compared to its expenses and other relevant costs.
Solvency measures a company's ability to meet its long-term debts. Acceptable solvency ratios will vary from industry to industry.
Efficiency measures the strength of a company's return on invested capital. It can identify business that are better managed or not.
Stock Basics & Statistics
Sector:  Consumer Cyclical
Industry:  Department Stores
Shares Out. (M) 315.40
Shares Float (M) 298.56
% Held by Insiders 5.40
% Held by Institutions 117.90
Shares Short (K) 142261
Shares Short Prior Month (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 0.280
EPS Est. Current Year 0.430
EPS Est. Next Year 0.370
EPS Est. Next Quarter 0.620
Forward EPS 0.230
Book Value (p.s.) 0.410
PEG Ratio 0.05
Profit Margin -0.71
Operating Margin 1.43
Return on Assets (ttm)
Return on Equity (ttm) -8.0
Qtrly Rev. Growth -2.6
Gross Profit (p.s.) 3.028
Sales Per Share
EBITDA (p.s.) 0.165
Qtrly Earnings Growth
Operating Cash Flow (M) 326.00
Levered Free Cash Flow (M) 20.00
Stock Valuation
P/E 4.29
P/E Growth Ratio -0.06
P/BV 2.93
P/S 9923441.00
P/CF 1.16
Dividend Yield
Dividends & Splits
Dividend Pay Date 2012-05-01
Ex-Dividend Date 2012-04-05
Forward Dividend
Last Split Date
Last Split Ratio -1e+010

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