J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

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Deutsche Bank Has 3 Consumer Favorite Top Pick Retail Stocks for 2016

Despite the fact that some on Wall Street discount the effect that lower gasoline prices have on the U.S. consumer, the bottom line is we are experiencing one of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, BofA, Cypress Semi, Flextronics, JC Penney, Lululemon, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated to have a strong open on Friday after Japan cut its interest rates into negative territory to follow Europe on easing trends and quantitative easing. This was ...
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Why JC Penney Is Adding Appliances

If you can't sell the stuff that's already on the shelves, maybe the answer is to put up more shelves and add new stuff. If it doesn't work nothing's lost, ...
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Can Sears Avoid Layoffs? (UPDATED)

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) posted horrible holiday results, and management said it would cut over 4,000 people when store employees and management are added together. The retailer forecast the cuts ...
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Ongoing Warm Weather Continues to Cripple Retailers

Unusually warm fall and early winter weather had a sharp impact on retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2015, and the latest weather forecast does not appear to be ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still Fleeing GE

General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply again between the November 30 and December 15 settlement dates. GE was the only one among the most shorted stocks trading on ...
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Wal-Mart Is Worst Dow Performer in 2015, Down 30%

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has posted the worst performance among Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) components this year, down 29.5%. The DJIA is off 2.3% for the year. Wal-Mart's ...
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5 Retailers That Struck Out for Christmas

As we are now less than a week away from Christmas, retail shopping has picked up, as well as the e-commerce business. Overall the broad markets have had a relatively ...
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JC Penney Loses Battle With Wall Street

Shares of retail turnaround candidate J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) have fallen 28% in the past three months, a sign that investors have given up on its holiday sales ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, Avago, CyberArk, First Solar, JC Penney, KKR, Lululemon, MobileEye, Perrigo, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Thursday after even more selling pressure on Wednesday. Yet again, the trend for investors to line up and buy the pullbacks is continuing. 24/7 ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Jumps During Holidays

The short interest in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) jumped 10.9% in the period that ended November 30 to 100.4 million shares. That makes it the 11th most shorted ...
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Barnes & Noble Becomes Old JC Penney

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has now become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, the year its revenue fell 25% from the prior year's level. Same-store sales ...
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Gap Becomes Old JC Penney

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has now become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, when J.C. Penney's revenue fell 25% year over year. Same-store sales dropped by roughly the same ...
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Sears Becomes Old JC Penney

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) now has become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, when its revenue fell 25% from 2011. Same-store sales dropped by roughly the same ...
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Deutsche Bank Says 4 Retail Stocks Were Black Friday Winners

Many of us roll our eyes at the very thought of going shopping on Black Friday, especially when we see the video of people fighting over items. The reality is ...
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