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Posts Tagged ‘J C Penney Co Inc (JCP)’

Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): There’s More Than Meets the Eye With Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

What comes to your mind when you think of an iceberg? You might conjure up scenes from the Titanic movie when the “unsinkable” ship collided......(read more)
Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO)

The Gap Inc. (GPS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) – Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO)’s Surge: Like Lambs to the Slaughter

In what has become an almost weekly ritual, a slow-moving retailer has seen its stock jump massively due to news of a big investor getting in. Now, in......(read more)
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI), The Wendy’s Company (WEN) – Ignore the Doubters: Consider This Man’s Investments

It’s not that easy being Bill Ackman. Whether it was calling out Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) as a “pyramid scheme” or spinning off Tim......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Has a Date With Destiny — and Court

Department store retailer J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) seems unable to escape the grasp of domestic diva Martha Stewart, as it’s being......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), Macy’s, Inc. (M): J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Is Turning Itself Around, but Stiff Headwinds Exist

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) is one of the most hotly debated stocks on Wall Street. The bullish argument is that customers are slowly returning......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Two Stocks Sinking in Today’s Sea of Green

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Macy’s, Inc. (M): Pulling Off The Miracle on Main Street

It would be worthy of a holiday movie if J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) turned profitable by spring 2014. The company is challenged by its tremendous......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): Why This Huge Discount Store Keeps Growing

The past 5 years have been very challenging for retailers. Most of them had to pay the consequences of missing the e-commerce revolution. Some of......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Macy’s, Inc. (M): J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Puts Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSO) to Bed

It looks like J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has finally come around to my way of thinking, as I asked the question earlier this year, “Why......(read more)
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST)

Fastenal Company (FAST), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Thursday’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), Macy’s, Inc. (M): The Case for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)’s

Almost as soon as Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman abandoned his position in J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), two other big players jumped in&#......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS): Can J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Recover After Ackman’s Exit?

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman’s sale of his entire stake in retailer J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), totaling 39.1 million shares, or 18......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN), Target Corporation (TGT): Hedge Funds and the Dangers of the Herd Mentality

If you’re interested in throwing your money away, I can think of a few good systems. Jumping to mind are lottery tickets, betting on horses named......(read more)
E TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC)

E TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), Ciena Corporation (CIEN): Wednesday’s 3 Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Perrigo Company (PRGO), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG): Shorts Are Piling Into These Stocks. Should You Be Worried?

The best thing about the stock market is that you can make money in either direction. Historically, stock indexes have tended to trend up over the long......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Ackman: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)

Bill Ackman’s fund, Pershing Square, is one of the highest profile hedge funds in the world. As the company takes large, concentrated bets on major......(read more)
J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)

Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD), Macy’s, Inc. (M): Ackman Selling Out of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Changes Little

Investor Bill Ackman’s decision to take a $400+ million haircut and sell out of troubled retailer J.C. Penney Company, Inc.(NYSE:JCP) is likely......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Will Perry Capital And Vornado Also Sell?

With Bill Ackman now gone from J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), investors may be inclined to bet on a turnaround. Since Ackman championed the hiring......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), United States Steel Corporation (X): Is Short Interest Warranted?

August was the first time that the broad-based S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) has looked vulnerable in more than a year. Yet, even with a 3%-plus drop for......(read more)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Macy’s, Inc. (M): The Next Evolutionary Step

Retail is not what it used to be. Hanging out at the mall was once the cool thing to do; now people seek convenience and turn to online shopping instead......(read more)
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): The Worst Performing Stocks in August

A glance at the individual components of the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) reveals that one sector in particular performed poorly throughout August. Of the......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Macy’s, Inc. (M), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): If The Economy Is Improving, Why Are These Retailers Failing?

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), and Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) all stressed......(read more)
J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) – A Team With No Offense

The thing that troubles me about J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) is that it’s always on the defense. If I’m going to invest in a company......(read more)
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), US Airways Group Inc (LCC), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) & More: Five Companies Losing Their Brand Appeal

As a company, brand value and how the consumer and public perceive your company and products is everything. Last year, according to a survey conducted......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Apple Inc. (AAPL), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Ackman to Sell J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Stake at $470 Million Loss

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)‘s biggest investor, William Ackman, plans to sell his entire stake in the struggling......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS): Rising World Tensions Send Markets Lower

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) – The Fed in September: Will It or Won’t It?

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD), Groupon Inc (GRPN): Who Wins?

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) is at an uncertain time in its history, with many resigned to the fact that the retailer is simply a leftover remnant......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Not Exactly a Page-Turner

Stupidity is contagious. It gets us all from time to time. Even respectable companies can catch it. As I do every week, let’s look at five dumb......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Cautionary Tales for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s System Refresh

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Macy’s, Inc. (M), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Why J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)’s “Poison Pill” Isn’t Good for Investors

Just last week, Bill Ackman resigned from the board of directors of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), after several weeks of tense and arduous disagreement......(read more)
Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD): It’s Not Just the Economy, Stupid!

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)

Target Corporation (TGT), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY): Back-to-School Season Will Be a Boon for These Retailers

Earlier this week, my wife came home from a trip to our friendly neighborhood Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) store with a stunned look on her face. &#......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), PetSmart, Inc. (PETM): Today’s Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS): Weak Results Support the Bankruptcy Thesis

On Tuesday morning, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) reported another quarter of declining sales and steep losses. Total company sales of $2.66 billion......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY): J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) shares have rebounded, but can the company? That seemed to be the 10-second takeaway after shares rose 7% yesterday......(read more)
Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (OWW) Loses a Customer for Life but Teaches a Valuable Investing Lesson

I’m not much of one to lead with a personal story, but sometimes they are the best life lessons we get. Prior to working as a contractor for The......(read more)
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI): Are These Corporate Turnarounds For Real?

Investors who look for turnarounds want to get in on the ground floor of a beaten-down business getting itself back on strong financial footing. There......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): Perhaps Retail Isn’t Dead Yet

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Toll Brothers Inc (TOL), Aruba Networks, Inc. (ARUN): The Fool Looks Ahead

There’s never a dull week on Wall Street. Let’s go over some of the news that will shape the week to come. Monday The first trading day of......(read more)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

RadioShack Corporation (RSH), Zynga Inc (ZNGA), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO): Companies (Besides BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY)) That Should Go Private Now

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) became the latest troubled company to bring in investment bankers to explore strategic alternatives that may include taking......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Today’s Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc (NYSE:FNP)

Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc (FNP), Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU): Why Juicy Couture Is Down On Its Luck

Let’s be up front about the most important fact here: Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc (NYSE:FNP)‘s Juicy Couture brand hasn’t found......(read more)
George Soros - Soros Fund Management

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): George Soros Looks to Ignite Short Squeeze

George Soros, the man who famously broke the Bank of England on Black Wednesday, earning more than $1 billion in profit on the trade, has been rumored......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Trex Company, Inc. (TREX), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU): This Week’s Five Dumbest Stock Moves

Stupidity is contagious. It gets us all from time to time. Even respectable companies can catch it. As I do every week, let’s take a look at five......(read more)
Saks Inc (NYSE:SKS)

Saks Inc (SKS), Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN): Neiman Marcus Is Ready to Shake Things Up

Eight years ago, when the world was bright and cheerful, Neiman Marcus was purchased for a cool $5.1 billion by TPG Capital. At the time, the deal was......(read more)
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Poor Ideas From a Known Investor

Sometimes, truth takes some time to emerge. This is what Bill Ackman, the founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, says about two of his high conviction......(read more)
Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Media Criticism Targets Retailers

Accounting errors and advertising problems won’t go away for two major U.S. retailers. Several lawsuits have hit Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:......(read more)
Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (OTCMKTS:NTDOY)

Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (NTDOY), Coach, Inc. (COH), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): This Week’s 5 Dumbest Stock Moves

Stupidity is contagious. It gets us all from time to time. Even respectable companies can catch it. As I do every week, let’s take a look at five......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Wednesday Wasn’t the Best Day for Bill Ackman

Wednesday was a big day for activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman. Unfortunately for him, it wasn’t particularly good for his portfolio. Shares......(read more)