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Stocks Luring Active Investors: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price ascend 5.43% during latest trading. JCPenney (NYSE:JCP) is celebrating 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.

To complement the anniversary collection, the Company introduced Liz Claiborne Uptown, a new handbag and accessory assortment inspired by the designer`s affinity for animal prints. Beginning Sept. 30, dedicated Liz Claiborne gifting destinations showcasing fun and unique accessories are rolling out to all stores and will become an everyday extension of the Liz Claiborne offering.

Chief merchant for JCPenney, John Tighe stated that 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. He added “We are excited to mark the 40th anniversary with a special collection of fashion, handbags and accessories that pays tribute to the legendary brand, appealing to millions of women who rely on Liz Claiborne to reflect their sense of style.”

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 1.50 that indicates if JCP lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 0.30, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 3.95, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

Following previous ticker characteristics, Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) also run on active notice, stock price showed upbeat performance 1.22% after traded at $37.38 in most recent trading session. ARMK has price to earnings ratio of 35.50 and the price to current year EPS stands at 52.50%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 12.49%.

The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 1.02% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.40 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.00. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 2.60 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.39% for a week and 1.15% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.50. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -1.97%. ARMK’s institutional ownership was registered as 95.70%, while insider ownership was 0.90%.


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