Featured Stock to Focus: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP)

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J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) belonging to the Consumer Cyclical sector has surged 4.49% and closed its last trading session at $2.56.

The company reported its EPS on 4/29/2018. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $3.32.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 3 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 3 respectively.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company on 4/29/2018 reported its EPS as $-0.09 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.05. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.04. This shows a surprise factor of -0.8%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company Earnings, with 15 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.04.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.07 and $-0.22 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.09.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company as $2.88 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 9 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 3.03 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.79 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 2.96 Million.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) has the market capitalization of $801.23 Million. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $5.63 and touched its 52-Week Low of $2.25.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.2 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -1.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -18.99 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.83 and ATR value of 0.12. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 4.33% and 4.54%.