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

thumbs up and down

Time to Dump JC Penney and Kohl’s, but Buy Nordstrom and Burlington?

It is no secret that retail shoppers want a good deal when they are shopping. Whether that deal comes from online or it comes from the deep value and clearance ...
Read Full Story »
buy sell

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Halliburton, JC Penney, Palo Alto Networks, Schlumberger, Disney, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks have sold off their peak and the Dow 20,000 print remains elusive. Still, stocks were indicated marginally higher on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. There is still a path for ...
Read Full Story »
credit card

The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

The Trump rally seemed to weaken as the year wound to its conclusion, while many investors and traders were out for the holidays. Yet with markets still near all-time highs, ...
Read Full Story »

Amazon, Wal-Mart and Others Set Last Shipping Day on December 22 (or Later)

Monday, December 12, has been designated "Green Monday," and many online retailers have announced some new sale pricing for the day. Coming as it does on the second Monday of ...
Read Full Story »
bull and bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista Networks, McDonald’s, TripAdvisor, Newmont Mining, Nike, Visa and More

The market seesawed last week, digesting some of the big gains since the election in early November. With 2016 almost over, many portfolio managers and investors are looking to make ...
Read Full Story »
gifts

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 ...
Read Full Story »
Sears store

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 ...
Read Full Story »
Shoppers

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 ...
Read Full Story »
jcpenney-logo-2015

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 ...
Read Full Story »
Selecting Ties

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 ...
Read Full Story »
JCP appliances

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 ...
Read Full Story »
cardigans in fall colours

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. ...
Read Full Story »
Sears store

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 ...
Read Full Story »
Traffic jam

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 ...
Read Full Story »
puzzle

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 & ...
Read Full Story »