JC Penney (JCP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS

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Technology and health care companies drove much of the rebound, outweighing losses in safe-play stocks like utilities and real estate investment trusts. With this ratio, investors can better estimate how well a company will be able to pay their long and short term financial obligations.

Earnings don't always accurately reflect the amount of cash that a company brings in.

"Earnings growth has shown through and that's been primarily based on strong fundamental growth from USA companies", said Jamie Lavin, global investment specialist at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

On Wednesday, Shares of J. Now it has a market worth of $976.78M.

What Productivity Proportions Stands for? ROI is 2.40%. A positive result means that returns exceed costs. The company's beta value is at 0.71.

ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity. Operating Margin is seen at 0.7 percent. J C Penney Company Inc has a fifty-two week low of $2.35 and a fifty-two week high of $5.73. It is derived from the P/E - Price Earnings Ratio, in which the profit is replaced by cash flow. The Value Composite Two of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The stock has been moved at 4.07 percent over the last six months and -33.26 percent during previous year. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 3.9%.

Institutions may also influence the price of a stock after acquiring a position by using TV shows, articles in high-profile newspapers or magazines and presentations at investor conferences to help drive the price higher, increasing the value of the share. Analysts use a stock's beta, which measures the volatility of a stock compared to the overall market, to measure systematic risk. Beta used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which determine the expected return of an asset based on its beta and look ahead to market returns. (NYSE:JCP) now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.84% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 5.26% percent.

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, the Average True Range (ATR) is an indicator that gauges volatility.

The stock has current RSI value of 46.68. The company's market cap is $925.87 Million, and the average volume is 16.67 Million. About 17,446 shares traded. For every buyer, there is a seller, and each transaction contributes to the count of total volume.

Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has a Return on Assets of -1.40%.

The company's net loss narrowed to $78 million, or 25 cents per share, in the quarter ended May 5, from $187 million, or 60 cents per share, a year earlier.

Previously J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.1. Earnings per share (EPS) serve as an indicator of a company's profitability.

The Company holds the market capitalization of $976.78M along with 318.17M outstanding shares. The company exchanged hands with 5164121 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 2.56M shares.

Here we will take a look into some valuation metrics for J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

The stock is trading -45.43% away from its 52 week high of $5.63 and 30.64% far from the stock's low point over the past 52 weeks, which was $2.35.

As of now, J. Its P/Cash valued at 2.13.

No discussion on value is complete without taking into account risk.

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