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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, 15 Jun 2017DojiBullish EngulfingWed, 14 Jun 2017-1.63%
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4.56 0.00 (0%) Jun 23 4:02pm EDT
Open: 4.37 Range: 4.34 - 4.57 Vol: 37.68M Avg Vol: 19.44M
EPS: -0.36 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 921.00M Mkt Cap: 1.56B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 27.96
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 10.49
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 7.60
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 8.05
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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 67% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 19.4M shares changing hands. The medium term trend for JCP is extremely bearish and weak, having traded almost 99% of the time below the 50 day moving average. The 20 day moving average is also very weak as JCP has been trading below its 20 SMA for 90% of the time in the last 8 weeks. JCP may be overdue for a relief rally but it has to be noted that as JCP is still in a downtrend characterized by the 200 SMA, currently at 8.05, the most likely scenario is that rallies will be sold into until the 200 SMA is convincingly taken out. 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 $6.66* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 15 Jun 2017
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