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

The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

With the holiday shopping season looking strong and tax reform coming to pass as last year wound to a close, how were short sellers positioning themselves for the coming year? ...
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Most Large Retail Stocks Struggle As Year Begins

Most stocks of large, traditional retailers started 2018 as they had traded at the end of last year. Down. The patterns confirms investor anxiety that the year will not bring ...
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Are Bitter Cold and Storms Affecting Retail Sales, Particularly at Troubled Stores?

Retailers count on the weeks just after Christmas for a final push by customers to pick through inventory that was not sold over the holidays. It is often a period ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

With the holiday shopping season looking strong and tax reform seeming all but certain earlier this month, how were short sellers positioning themselves for the end of the year? Judging ...
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Walmart Holiday Rally Continues

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) shares surged when the company announced earnings. The stock has not given back any of that rally during the most heated part of the holiday ...
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Toys ‘R’ Us Gets Ready to Announce Earnings

On December 21, bankrupt retailer Toys "R" Us will announce third-quarter earnings. After that, the company will host a conference call for investors. This happens in the shadow of rumors ...
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Short Sellers Lighten Up on JC Penney

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is often tagged as a candidate for reorganization early next year, if its sales go as badly as expected. Its share price is down ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

The American Thanksgiving holiday fell between the November 15 and November 30 short interest settlement dates, and investors had much to give thanks for, with the market’s bull run approaching ...
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Will ‘Big and Tall’ Save JC Penney?

Bombfell is trying to do for men what Stitch Fix Inc. (NASDAQ: SFIX) pioneered for women and led to November initial public offering for the women's clothing subscription service that ...
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Macy’s Adds Tiny Number of Additional Workers for Holidays

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. This is especially important with the ...
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Most Major Retail Stocks Sell Off The Month Before Black Friday

Traditional retail stocks did  not get a break in the month which ended Thanksgiving. There was no renewed optimism they can successfully battle e-commerce this holiday season. The fact among ...
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The Season to Be Jolly? Maybe Not for Sears, J. Crew, Penney’s

The last two months of the calendar year are make-or-break time for most brick-and-mortar retailers. For some, a successful year means just keeping the lights on during the first ten ...
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Alibaba 2-Hour Sales Total Nearly Matches JC Penney’s Full-Year Revenue

Analysts expect J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) 2017 revenues to come in at $12.4 billion. China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) generated nearly that much revenue in the ...
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Retail Resurrection As Old World Stores Show A Pulse

Large retailers have shown such poor results that even minor progress makes it appear they have a brighter future than the one predicted for the last year. Results from several ...
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Why Investors Are Loving JC Penney Q3 Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported third-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Friday morning. The venerable retailer reported an adjusted net loss per share of $0.33 and $2.81 billion ...
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