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

JC Penney Finds New Ways to Disappoint Investors

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported first-quarter fiscal 2019 results before markets opened Tuesday. The venerable retailer reported an adjusted net loss per share of $0.46 and $2.56 billion ...
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Home Depot, Target, HP, Best Buy and More Major Earnings Coming This Week

The first-quarter earnings reporting season is winding down, but some major companies have yet to share their results. Many of the companies reporting this week are retailers that share their ...
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5 Retail Stocks Handily Outperforming Amazon So Far in 2019

It's been a tough ride to be a brick-and-mortar retailer in the past decade or so. Even with a rising stock market over 10 years and even with a strong ...
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How Many McDonald’s Workers Will Be Pushed Out by Technology?

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) just bought a tech company that can change store menus based on the weather, what customers might add to menu items they already have selected and ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

After the strong start to the year, the momentum in the big U.S. stock indexes began to slow late in February. Trade concerns and fears of inflation or another recession ...
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Did the Holidays Save JC Penney From the Fate of Sears?

When J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the retailer posted $0.18 in earnings per share (EPS) and $3.67 ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

As February began, the federal government shutdown was over and the January employment report was stronger than expected, but ongoing concerns about trade and fears of a recession lingered. It ...
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Home Depot, Nordstrom, Macy’s and More Major Retailers Reporting This Week

The first round of retail earnings has come and gone. Now we are seeing more major retailers getting ready to report. The broad markets have rallied, with the Dow Jones ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

After a rough fourth quarter, with a particularly brutal December, things seemed to be looking up for stock investors in the new year, even with the bull market nearing 10 ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

After one of the most brutal Decembers for stock investors in many years, we turned the calendar page on a new year. While the volatility did not go away, the ...
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Gymboree Latest Retailer to Go Bankrupt

Children's clothing company Gymboree Group Inc will follow several other retailers into Chapter 11, just as Sears decides whether to liquidate its inventory and shutter altogether. It would be the ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

December turned out to be one of the most brutal for stock investors in many years. That should have been good news for short sellers, depending on how they had ...
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How Many Stores Will JC Penney Close? Probably Several Dozen

New J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) CEO Jill Soltau has decided to close three stores this spring. That is not very many, given the company's 860-store footprint in the ...
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9 Stocks That Show Their Companies Are in Deep Trouble

Stock prices usually are considered a proxy for a company’s future. This is particularly true for public corporations that trade large numbers of shares a day. The movement in a ...
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The 3 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

December has turned out to be one of the most brutal for stock investors in many years. That should be good news for short sellers, depending on how they had ...
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