Stock's Technical Analysis - JC Penney Company, (NYSE: JCP)

J. C. Penney Company

Stock's Technical Analysis - JC Penney Company, (NYSE: JCP)

The lesser the ratio, the more attractive the investment. Small-company stocks fared better than the rest of the market. Additionally, the price to earnings ratio is another popular way for analysts and investors to determine a company's profitability. A company that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a company that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return. Now it has a market worth of $2.60B.

Productivity proportions: Investigating the productivity proportions of J. High volatility can make entering or an exit a stock expensive, it can also exacerbate price increases and potential profits to the upside and downside. The strength in sales performance early in the quarter, our investments in enhancing our apparel categories, continued strength in our beauty and home refresh initiatives and a focus on taking market share from ailing retailers all give us confidence in our annual comp sales guidance of flat to up 2%. However it has a net margin of -0.90%.

As of now, Nuance Communications, Inc. has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 2.29, 0 and 1.87 respectively. The most effective uses of technicals for a long-term shareholder are to assist identify good entry and exit points for the stock by analyzing the long-term trend. Year to date performance remained at -2.85%. (JCP) stock price fell -32.95 percent over the past one year, while decreased -8.2 percent during the past 6 months. Analysts had a 12-month consensus price target for the stock of $3.94 before this morning's announcement. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. The company's beta value is at 0.71.

Another common measure of risk is Beta. Shareholders shrugged off data showing Japan's machinery orders fell almost 4 percent in March from the month before, as analysts said demand for equipment remains strong because of worsening shortages in factory capacity.

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, the Average True Range (ATR) is an indicator that gauges volatility. RVOL compares a stock's current volume to its previous amount over a specific period. For example, a stock that has a high standard deviation experiences higher volatility, and therefore, a higher level of risk is associated with the stock. For every buyer, there is a seller, and each transaction contributes to the count of total volume. The Services stock showed a change of 2.33% from opening and finally closed at $3.07 by scoring 5.50%. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will report sales of $12.11 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $11.73 billion to $12.34 billion.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. This payment is usually a part of the profit of the company. This score indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The stock has a market capitalization of $976.78 Million however its outstanding shares are 318.17 Million. The price to sales ratio is the ratio of the market value of equity to the sales.

Investors generally keep an extensive variety of technical indicators at their disposal for completing technical stock analysis. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 4.28% and sits -0.44% lower versus its 50 days moving average. A volatility formula based only on the high-low range would fail to capture volatility from gap or limit moves.

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