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J.C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP) will be releasing its Q214 earnings data on Thursday, August 14th. Analysts expect J.C. Penney Company to post earnings of ($0.94) per share and revenue of $2.78 billion for the quarter. Parties that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

J.C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 15th. The company reported ($1.15) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($1.25) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.71 billion. On average, analysts expect J.C. Penney Company to post $-2.79 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-1.36 EPS for the next fiscal year.

J.C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP) opened at 9.46 on Wednesday. J.C. Penney Company has a 52-week low of $4.90 and a 52-week high of $14.65. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.99 and its 200-day moving average is $8.23. The company’s market cap is $2.883 billion.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Craig Hallum upgraded shares of J.C. Penney Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of J.C. Penney Company from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 20th. They now have a $5.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $6.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Nomura set a $8.00 price target on shares of J.C. Penney Company in a research note on Friday, May 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. J.C. Penney Company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $8.03.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc is a holding company whose principal operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc (NYSE:JCP).

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