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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, 17 Apr 2014NoneDojiFri, 04 Apr 2014-15.54%
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7.50 0.24 (3.2%) Apr 17 4:01pm EDT
Open: 7.28 Range: 7.15 - 7.53 Vol: 14.79M Avg Vol: 25.96M
EPS: -5.57 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -733.0M Mkt Cap: 2.285B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 7.46
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 8.44
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 7.68
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 9.81
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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 very strong downtrend. For the last 52 weeks, JCP has maintained to stay firmly below the 200 day moving average for 100% of the time. Rallies will be sold into until the downtrend reverses. The 50 day moving average is however indicating a medium term trading range with a bullish upside inclination. The 20 day moving average is also in a trading range 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 9.81. 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 $7.62* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Thu, 17 Apr 2014
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