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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
Fri, 02 Dec 2016NoneBearish EngulfingFri, 25 Nov 20161.34%
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9.81 0.00 (0%) Dec 02 4:01pm EST
Open: 9.93 Range: 9.75 - 10.09 Vol: 20.26M Avg Vol: 15.14M
EPS: -1.05 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: 775.00M Mkt Cap: 3.02B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 9.51
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 9.19
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 9.00
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 9.31
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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 a downward bias. This stock has traded about 52% of the time below the 200 day moving average in the last 52 weeks on daily average volume of 15.1M shares changing hands. The 50 day moving average indicates a medium term trading range with a bullish upside inclination. The 20 day moving average indicates JCP is in a trading range with a bearish downside bias. Although still too early to confirm and with the longer term trend still pointing up, this may be an early indication of a trend reversal taking shape. Buyers need to be cautious and pick levels which may have significant support such as the 200 day SMA currently at 9.31. 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 $11.79* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 02 Dec 2016
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