This Is How Many Stores Close If JC Penney Goes Under

Reuters reports that J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has hired restructuring specialists as its path to financial viability narrows. J.C. Penney claims it sometimes taps “external advisors to evaluation opportunities.” Whichever claim is true, one thing is certain. Time is running out for J.C. Penney to avoid the fate of retailers such as Toys “R” Us and Sears. The […]

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7 Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell Now

It has been undeniable that the stock market has been very strong. The nine-year bull market saw major indexes hit all-time highs on multiple occasions in 2018, and this is now the longest running bull market without interruption on record. Investors have become used to hearing brokers and analysts telling them to buy stocks. What is harder for investors to […]

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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

August is often a period of summer doldrums in the stock markets. Yet this year, those investors, traders, analysts and others who haven’t gone away on holiday have seen the markets reclaiming all-time highs (in a record bull run), an earnings season that was stronger than many expected, and an economy that is strong despite budding trade wars and rising […]

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Will JC Penney or Sears Become a Penny Stock First?

The world of retail has been in a state of disruption for many years now. Brick-and-mortar retailers have been fighting the e-commerce leaders, and the so-called omnichannel offerings by big retailers are creating many winners and some rather large losers. It is without any real arguments at all that J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: […]

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JC Penney Faces Prospects of Closing Dozens of Stores Soon

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) closed more than 140 stores last year and faces the prospect it will need to close more soon. Today, it has 860 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico, along with 98,000 workers. In its recent earnings report, management said most of its revenue decline was due to store closures. However, the full-year […]

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JC Penney, Applied Materials Visit Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 17, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 110 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2.45 to 1, and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 1.45 to 1. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) traded down about 9% Friday to set a new 52-week […]

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JC Penney, JD.com Fall into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 16, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 122 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2.93 to 1, and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 2.39 to 1. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) traded down about 27% Thursday to set a new 52-week […]

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