- C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, JCP holds price to book ratio of 2.48 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.
Fundament/ News Factor in Focus
JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) celebrated on Monday the 40 years of the Liz Claiborne brand with “40 Looks of Liz Claiborne,” a fall collection of timeless fashion that pays homage to the legacy of an iconic brand. Exclusively available at all JCPenney locations and at jcp.com, the 40 Looks of Liz features quintessential Liz Claiborne pieces that address the needs of modern, professional women looking for versatile fashion and attainable style.
John Tighe, chief merchant for JCPenney said, “In 2010, JCPenney became the exclusive destination for one of the most nationally recognized apparel brands after research showed that JCPenney customers overwhelmingly preferred the Liz Claiborne brand.”
Taking look on ratio analysis, JCP has forward price to earnings ratio of 12.22. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 6.84 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 7.30, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.
The firm has price volatility of 4.01% for a week and 3.59% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.96 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 2.01% and monthly performance was -8.72%.
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) runs in leading trade, it felling -1.96% to traded at $85.25. ABC attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -2.72%.
To find out the technical position of ABC, it holds price to book ratio of 9.79 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.56, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 11.50. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.08. ABC is presenting price to cash flow of 11.12 and free cash flow concluded as 8.94.
EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -151.30%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 5.38%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.14 and price to earning ration of 11.50 attracting passive investors.