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

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Only 23 Shopping Days Until Christmas

In the torrent of data and media coverage about sales discounts, industry success (or lack thereof), Thanksgiving shopping activity, Black Friday results and Cyber Monday winners and losers, one fact ...
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For Sears, Holidays Are Last Chance to Stay Intact

There have been rumors Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) will close its Kmart division. Sears has denied them as it continues to close scores of stores. Moody's has observed Sears cannot ...
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Where to Find the Best Discounts on Black Friday

Once Thanksgiving dinner is safely tucked away, many Americans' thoughts turn to shopping. Some will hit the stores that are open on the holiday and others may just browse through ...
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JC Penney Posts Weak Q3 Sales, Cuts Sales Guidance, Investors Flee

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The venerable retailer reported an adjusted diluted loss per share of $0.21 and $2.86 billion in ...
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4 Major Retailers Posting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers due to report their latest quarterly results in the coming week. We are just exiting the third-quarter ...
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JC Penney Wants You to Buy Appliances on Black Friday

About a third of the front page of the 72-page Black Friday advertising supplement from J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is devoted to a 26-cubic foot Samsung refrigerator and ...
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JC Penney Shares Up 27% This Year

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), once left for dead among a string of large retailers that continue to shrink and fight for survival, has impressed Wall Street this year. ...
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Can a New CFO Save Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced Friday morning that it has promoted Senior Vice President Jason Hollar to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Not exactly fresh blood, as Hollar has ...
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Some Insiders Still Buying Despite Markets Near Highs: JC Penney, Western Refining, Opko Health, Advance Auto Parts and More

As the major U.S. markets continue to linger near all-time highs, some insider buyers were still out gobbling up stock this past week. It is a bullish sign for the ...
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6 Retailers That Need to Merge to Survive

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) has closed more stores. So has Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), owner of Sears and Kmart. Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has closed stores too. Barnes & ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Enterprise Products, JC Penney, Kinder Morgan, NetApp, Priceline, Digital Ally and More

Stocks are still close to all-time highs, but the market was indicated to open lower on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Despite high valuations and despite this bull market lasting seven and ...
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How JC Penney Beat on Earnings

When J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the company said that it had a net loss per share ...
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What to Expect From JC Penney Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. Over the past few years this major retailer was ...
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JC Penney Short Interest a Huge 87 Million

The number of shares sold short in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) was 87.3 million for the period that ended July 29. This is a massive 29% of the float of ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Ford Bucks the Trend

In most years, the end of July would mark the beginning of the summer doldrums, but this year the markets are hitting new all-time highs. And short sellers were getting ...
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