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J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Services   Sub-Sector: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Thu, 25 Aug 2016NoneDojiFri, 19 Aug 2016-2.73%
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9.89 0.00 (0%) Aug 26 4:02pm EDT
Open: 10.02 Range: 9.85 - 10.14 Vol: 10.42M Avg Vol: 14.18M
EPS: -1.21 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 751.00M Mkt Cap: 3.07B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 10.06
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 9.93
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 9.22
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 8.67
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Daily Chart of JCP

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company" (JCP)?

JCP is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 54% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. The 20 day moving average has been quite bullish with price trading above the 20 SMA for 80% of the time during the last two months. JCP may strengthen further into a very strong long term trend or fall back into the trading range. The high probability trade is to still buy dips but selectively at strong support areas like the 200 SMA at 8.67. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "JCP".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $11.83* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 25 Aug 2016
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