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J.C. Penney Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (JCP)

Tickers in this article: JCP

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- J.C. Penney (JCP">JCP) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $14.10, below its previous 52-week low of $14.20 with 1.6 million shares traded as of 10:02 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 13.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

J.C. Penney has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 26.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., operates department stores. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings.

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TheStreet Ratings rates J.C. Penney as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. You can view the full J.C. Penney Ratings Report.

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