Shares of J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP) Drops by -0.35%

J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP), hence the stock is down -4.41% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.82% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.24% and the stock has fallen -0.35% in the past 1 week. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.33% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.46%.

J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (NYSE:JCP): The stock opened at $8.60 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $8.67 for the day. The stock traded down to $8.42 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $8.46 with a loss of -1.28% for the day. The stock had closed at $8.57 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 9,594,344 shares.


The company Insiders own 1.28% of J.C. Penney Company Holding Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 57.51% . Institutional Investors own 82.38% of J.C. Penney Company Holding Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 3%. In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the director of J C Penney Co Inc, Tysoe Ronald W, had purchased 25,000 shares in a transaction dated on May 17, 2016. The transaction was executed at $7.24 per share with total amount equaling $181,000.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney) is a holding company. The Companys operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCP). The Companys business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and Website at, which utilizes applications for desktop, mobile and tablet devices. The Companys online customer purchases by direct shipment to the customer from its distribution facilities and stores or from its suppliers warehouses and by in store customer pick up. The Company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products through Sephora inside JCPenney and home furnishings. The Companys department stores provide its customers with services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography and custom decorating.

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