Under investment valuation analysis, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) presented as an active mover, it has floated short ration of 27.68%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 5.86. Shares knocked down -0.52% to trade at $9.58 in most recent trading session.
Several research analysts have weighed in on JCP shares. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $10.00 price target on shares of J.C. Penney in a report on Thursday, August 18th. Vetr cut shares of J.C. Penney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $10.02 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, August 15th. Miller Tabak lowered their price target on shares of J.C. Penney from $17.00 to $13.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, May 23rd.
Entering into ratio analysis, JCP price to earnings growth ratio stands at unstated value. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 0.23 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 2.46, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.
The firm has price volatility of 3.39% for a week and 3.41% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -4.10% and monthly performance was -15.15%. The stock price of JCP is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.66% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 0.99%.
Effective Investment Valuation
Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 0.19 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 1.19, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of PIR attains value of 10.37 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.
To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 2.10 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 0.75. The float short ration was 26.08%; as compared to Short Ratio were 7.04. The firm has institutional ownership of 95.50%, while insider ownership included 3.40%. PIR attains analyst recommendation of 2.90 with week’s performance of -18.13%.