Stock Jumping Abnormally High: J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP)

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J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP) gained 0.84 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $2.39. The stock traded with the average Volume of 17.08 Million at the end of last session.

J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP) has the Market Capitalization of 750.22 Million. The Stock has its 52-week High of $5.63 and 52-Week Low of $2.25 and it touched its 52-week high on 07/31/17 and 52-Week Low on 05/23/18

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The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $-0.22/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.23/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 4.3 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 0 analysts rated J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 3 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -5.76% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -9.1% and -25.28% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -0.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -1.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 2.4%.

J. C. Penney Company inc (NYSE:JCP) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.56% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 5.05% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, J. C. Penney Company inc currently has a monthly performance percentage is -20.6 percent, Quarterly performance is -25.55 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -39.8% and Yearly Performance is -48.27 percent.

Company Profile:

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of the Company is one of largest department store, drugstore, catalog, and e-commerce retailers. J. C. Penney Catalog, including e-commerce, is the nation’s largest catalog merchant of general merchandise. JCPenney is one of America’s leading retailers, operating department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the Internet, jcp.com, and the nation’s largest general merchandise catalog business. Through these integrated channels, JCPenney offers a wide array of national, private and exclusive brands.

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