PENNEY COMPANY Inc

(NYSE: JCP)
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PENNEY COMPANY INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
3
StockScouter

PENNEY COMPANY Inc, a mid-cap value company in the consumer services sector, is expected to underperform the market over the next six months with very high risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for JCP. Negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like JCP

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year is holding steady compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Neutral

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for JCP. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like JCP

VALUATION
Grade: F

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like JCP

The ratio of JCP's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for JCP was significantly above its 50-day moving average. Very positive

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