J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) Quarterly Analysis

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Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) reported sales (ttm) of 12.49 Billion, whereas, 21 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 3981.76 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4095 million and lower end at 3940.06 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.

10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Nov 9, 2017- Nov 13, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 2616.45 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 2664.3 million and 2506 million respectively.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 10 BMO at -0.33, whereas, 21 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.61. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.68 and lower end at 0.51 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.

The company has mean EPS estimate of -0.15 reported by 12 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jan2018). The analysts estimated mean EPS at -0.15 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.11 and -0.27 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at -0.05. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 21 analysts is at 0.18%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 0.48 and -0.52.

Valuation Ratios of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 62.04 P/E and the sector P/E is 19.97. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 2021.94 and low P/E is 2021.94, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 111.99 and 35.08 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 22.99 for the industry and 13.31 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, JCP has Beta of 0.44 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.88 and 1.27 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 0.08 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0.85. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 2.08, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 35.77 and 165676.36 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of the company stands at -6.18 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 10.53 and 3.97 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and -7.6.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -6.94% and closed its last trading session at $3.17. The market capitalization of the company is at $916.86 Million. The stock touched 52-week High of $10.74 on 12/08/16 and 52-week Low of $2.35 on 11/08/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 11.16% and Monthly Volatility of 7.76%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.46 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.26.

 

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