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

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Last closing price (Aug 28 4:00 EDT):
8.94 (5.55%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
5.18% ? 
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., operates department stores. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings. It also provides various services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of February 2, 2013, it operated 1,104 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Internet Website, jcp.com. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.
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Mary Ross Gilbert Imperial Capital, LLC Sell   Aug 27, '15   8.47  5.00  Aug 27, '16  -5.55% 
Michael Exstein Credit Suisse Sell   May 14, '15   8.04    May 14, '16  -11.19% 
hakan ocal Unaffiliated Sell   Apr 03, '15   9.29  7.00  Oct 03, '15  3.77% 
Paul Lejuez Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Sell   Feb 27, '15   8.50    Feb 27, '16  -5.18% 
Adrianne Shapira Goldman Sachs Sell   Dec 03, '14   7.19  5.50  Dec 03, '15  -24.34% 
Mary Ross Gilbert Imperial Capital, LLC Sell   Nov 19, '14   7.21    Nov 19, '15  -23.99% 
Michael Exstein Credit Suisse Sell   Nov 13, '14   7.10    Nov 13, '15  -25.92% 
Kimberly Greenberger Morgan Stanley Sell   Nov 13, '14   7.10  5.50  Nov 13, '15  -25.92% 
Paul Lejuez Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Sell   Oct 14, '14   7.16    Oct 14, '15  -24.86% 
Michael Binetti UBS Sell   Oct 13, '14   7.09    Oct 13, '15  -26.09% 
Rick Snyder Maxim Group Sell   Oct 10, '14   7.12  4.00  Oct 10, '15  -25.56% 
Mary Ross Gilbert Imperial Capital, LLC Sell   Sep 05, '14   11.08    Sep 05, '15  19.31% 
Neely Tamminga Piper Jaffray Buy   Jul 31, '14   9.38    Jul 31, '15  -11.94% 
Paul Lejuez Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Sell   May 20, '14   8.93  5.00  May 20, '15  4.26% 
Brian Sozzi Belus Capital Buy   Mar 11, '14   8.67    Mar 11, '15  -14.99% 
Deborah Weinswig Citi Buy   Mar 11, '14   8.67  11.00  Mar 11, '15  26.87% 
Sungmin Yoon Unaffiliated Buy   Feb 15, '14   6.11  10.00  Aug 15, '14  59.41% 
Ryan Baptiste Unaffiliated Buy   Feb 11, '14   5.96  12.00  Feb 11, '15  35.07% 
Mary Ross Gilbert Imperial Capital, LLC Sell   Feb 07, '14   5.51    Feb 07, '15  -41.56% 
Michael Binetti UBS Sell   Jan 16, '14   6.90  5.00  Jan 16, '15  -11.88% 
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