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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, 30 Jul 2014NoneDojiTue, 29 Jul 20141.63%
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9.43 0.05 (0.53%) Jul 31 1:18pm EDT
Open: 9.30 Range: 9.25 - 9.56 Vol: 10.88M Avg Vol: 16.7M
EPS: -5.15 P/E ratio: 0.00 EBITDA: -519.0M Mkt Cap: 2.859B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 9.22
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 8.90
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 8.83
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 8.16
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How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of JCP

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

JCP manages to stay above the 200 day moving average in spite of having stayed firmly below the 200 SMA for 84% of the time in the last 52 weeks. Objectively, the long term trend is up and information from the lower level moving averages will give clues if this trend has legs. The 50 day moving average indicates a medium term trading range with a bullish upside inclination. The 20 day moving average has a bearish bias and trading has been range bound for the last two months. Any weakness could give buyers an opportunity for a quick swing trade as the longer term trend is still up. 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 $9.33* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 30 Jul 2014
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