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

Retail Store Closures Up Nearly 200% in 2017

In 2016, major U.S. retailers announced the closure of 2,139 stores and the opening of 2,159 new stores. Through this week, retailers have announced the closure of 6,098 stores and ...
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Amazon Share Price Increase Doubles Walmart’s in 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) share price has had a good run this year. Up over 13%, it has outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, of which it is a ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Soars by 21 Million Shares

The short seller bet against J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) grew sharply in the period that ended August 31. Shares sold short rose by 21 million to a total ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Shorts sellers appeared to pick a favorite from the most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange between the August 15 and August 31 settlement dates. While overall ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Late summer and early fall can make some investors nervous, and it can make for some interesting moves by short sellers. But judging by the moves in the six most ...
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12 Companies Laying Off the Most Workers in 2017

In an era of fast fashion, fast food and fast internet, the old ways of doing business just don’t cut it. As more consumers shift to online shopping and business ...
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JC Penney, Dick’s Sporting Goods Plunge Into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 15, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 210 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 3 ...
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J.C. Penney, Whiting Petroleum Fall into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 14, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 120 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by more than ...
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JC Penney, General Electric Tumble Into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 11, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 257 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 8 ...
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JC Penney Market Cap Now Less Than 10% of Revenue

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) saw its shares absolutely crater early on Friday, hitting an all-time low, reaching back nearly half a century. What caused this incredible drop? As ...
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JC Penney Crashes to Multidecade Lows After Earnings

When J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) shared its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the report was absolutely catastrophic. Shares plummeted to a low not ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Perhaps it was the summer heat, but the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange between July 14 and July 31 suggest that ...
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Macy’s, Nordstrom and More Retail Earnings Coming This Week

Over the past week the Dow hit an all-time high on the back of this earnings season, and the S&P 500 was within a few points of its record. However, ...
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Which US Department Store Is Winning the Online Race?

No major U.S. department store chain any longer reports monthly same-store sales numbers. That's probably due to dwindling sales in their brick-and-mortar stores. Who needs the aggravation caused by declining ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Summer is in full swing, and judging by the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange between June 30 and July 14, short ...
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