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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
Wed, 16 Aug 2017NoneBearish EngulfingMon, 14 Aug 2017-4.51%
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3.60 0.00 (0%) Aug 16 4:01pm EDT
Open: 3.73 Range: 3.58 - 3.82 Vol: 23.17M Avg Vol: 18.54M
EPS: -0.36 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 921.00M Mkt Cap: 1.12B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 3.94
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 4.99
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 4.83
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 6.41
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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 downtrend and it has traded about 75% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 18.5M shares changing hands. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also in a trading range but however with a slight bullish bias. JCP may experience some profit taking and it is unclear how strong buying support will be for this stock as objectively, it is still in a long term downtrend with the 200 SMA currently at 6.41. Technically, there is very little reason to recommend a buy on this counter. 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 $5.57* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 16 Aug 2017
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