J. C. Penney Co., Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:JCP)

About the company

J. C. Penney Co., Inc. is a holding company, which through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., engages in the selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and website. It offers appliances, handbags, shoes, jewelry, shoes, and clothes. The company was founded by James Cash Penney in April 1902 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.


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Department Stores




Jill Ann Soltau


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. OLLI 6617.16 1433.00 6.03 48.67 9.48
Kohl's Corp. KSS 3290.04 18315.00 0.69 44.87 0.48
Macy's, Inc. M 2105.47 22803.00 0.78 -0.67 -13.83
Dillard's, Inc. DDS 566.50 5667.00 0.38 -4.08 -2.29
J. C. Penney Co., Inc. JCP 35.94 11167.00 0.04 -0.13 -2.40

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

J.C. Penney Shutters Manhattan Mall Store, Company Says

2d ago, source: YAHOO!

New York City retailers are beginning to reopen as the city moves forward with its economic recovery from its devastating ...

J.C. Penney asks bankruptcy court for more time to avoid an ‘outcome no one wants'

3d ago, source: Dallas Morning News

J.C. Penney turned its business plan in to lenders on Wednesday, meeting a deadline to have the document finished, but now it ...

J.C. Penney Closing Manhattan Mall, Kings Plaza Locations Amid Bankruptcy

3d ago, source: NBC New York

The J.C. Penney located in the Manhattan Mall near Herald Square has closed for good, the company said on Tuesday ...

J.C. Penney Vacating Manhattan

4d ago, source: YAHOO!

J.C. Penney Co. Inc., in bankruptcy proceedings since May 15 and liquidating scores of stores, has added its Manhattan Mall ...

J.C. Penney’s Key Weeks Ahead

3d ago, source: YAHOO!

As the retailer turns in its business plan, the timing of its approval may determine an outcome between restructuring or ...

J.C. Penney Losses Grow

11d ago, source: YAHOO!

Losses at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. are piling up. Hurt by COVID-19 and immersed in bankruptcy proceedings since May 15, J.C.

J.C. Penney closing more stores in bankruptcy. Is your store liquidating? See the list.

3d ago, source: USA Today

More store closings have been announced for J.C. Penney. A pair of New York stores has been added to the store closures list and more are expected.

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