J C Penney Company Inc (N:JCP)

Business Focus: Department Stores

Valuation Ratios

JCP
Industry
Sector
Beta
1.51
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.03
4.95
1.97
Price to Book - most recent quarter
0.34
1.66
1.93
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
1.54
11.92
9.99
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
2.35
30.85
24.05

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
SELL
SELL
HOLD
Number of Analysts
14.00
15.00
18.00

Dividends

JCP
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
--
6.37
3.29
Payout Ratio - TTM
--
--
43.49

Growth Rate

JCP
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
-4.34
7.12
6.87
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
-6.72
10.94
10.18
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
0.27
21.63
6.83
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
-95.07
-52.97
-23.90
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
-287.37
-55.16
-24.79
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr--
20.59
9.76
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
-16.24
5.41
5.47

Financial Strength

JCP
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
0.24
0.66
0.94
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
1.51
1.41
1.45
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
370.12
208.83
90.05
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
379.21
216.79
106.83
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
-0.24
0.10
-0.75

Profitability Ratios

JCP
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
34.57
46.16
36.63
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
35.81
47.30
37.17
Operation Margin % - TTM
-0.86
-149.60
-80.25
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
0.09
-19.45
-62.13
Pretax Margin % - TTM
-2.90
-22.64
-90.58
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
-2.76
-13.69
-72.51
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
-2.78
-23.38
-89.80
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
-2.70
-15.03
-73.70

Efficiency

JCP
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
125,294.70
252,760.98
393,686.10
Net Income/Employee - TTM
-3,484.21
-44,447.21
-27,815.38
Receivables Turnover - TTM
--
--
16.44
Inventory Turnover - TTM
2.87
4.03
10.33
Asset Turnover - TTM
1.43
1.68
1.06

Management Effectiveness

JCP
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
-3.98
-2.09
-66.28
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
-3.60
-2.67
-29.71
Return on Investment - TTM
-5.19
-54.31
-17.13
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
-3.60
-2.67
-29.71
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
-28.18
-56.56
-15.28
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
-20.96
-3.30
-5.56