Sales Rebound Drives JC Penney Stock up 14%


The firm's price-to-sales ratio was noted 0.72 in contrast with an overall industry average of 1.62.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) shares traded on -6.25% below secure line and closed at $28.81. Department stores, which are heavily dependent on clothing sales, are seeing more competition there as Amazon expands further into fashion and off-price chains like T.J. Maxx add more stores. The company has market cap of $814.14 million. The lesser the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -1.3%. The company net profit margin is 5.70% and gross profit margin is 25.50%. A company's dividend is mostly determined by its board of directors and it requires the shareholders' approval. The Company's price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0. Holding from $5.50 to $6.50 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Also, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The higher the RVOL the more In Play the stock is. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $5.71 within the next 52-weeks. The shares went down by -29.1% in value last month.

The retailer's shares surged by more than 16 percent following its quarterly report. Year-to-date it plunged -69.8%.

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Marvin Ellison, chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney, said the company was encouraged by the stronger-than-expected growth in comparable store sales. (NYSE:JCP) closed at $2.75 a share in the latest session and the stock value rose nearly -66.91% since the beginning of this year. The OTC listed company saw a recent bid of $0.0002 on 1821800 volume. A total number of 9 analysts provided estimations over revenues. That compares with the recent volume average of 0.31 million. Firm's net income measured an average growth rate of 14.90%.

J.C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) 52-week high price stands at $10.74 and low price stands at $2.35, its price distance from 52-week high is -74.39% while its distance from 52-week low price is 17.02%. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $3.62 per share, for a total transaction of $181,000.00.

The SMA200 of the stock is at -44.27%, SMA20 is -12.36%, while SMA50 is -23.49%. Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. First developed by J. Welles Wilder, the ATR may help traders in determining if there is heightened interest in a trend, or if extreme levels may be indicating a reversal. Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 310,135 shares of company stock valued at $1,111,391. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility.

Looking ahead, the company expects same-store sales in the range of down 1 percent to flat and adjusted earnings per share of 2 cents to 8 cents. (NYSE:JCP) is noted at 0.22.