Shares of J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP) Sees Large Outflow of Money

J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP) : The total negative money flow of $18.19 million on Monday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $51.74 million, compared to $69.93 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.74. The negative money flow of $8.74 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength. The traded value of the stock on uptick was $10.85 million in a block trade.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $19.59 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.55. The price action in the J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (JCP) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $11.29 with a gain of $0.74 , a change of 7.01% over the previous days close. The stock registered 20.23% for the week.


Shares of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. rose by 18.84% in the last five trading days and 33.45% for the last 4 weeks. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is up 52.77% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 69.52%.

J.C. Penney Company Holding Company (NYSE:JCP): During Mondays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $10.63 and $10.62 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $11.30. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $11.29, notching a gain of 7.01% for the day. The total traded volume was 35,206,138 . The stock had closed at $10.55 on the previous day.

In a related news, Tysoe Ronald W, director of J C Penney Co Inc, executed a transaction worth $181,000 on May 17, 2016. A total of 25,000 shares were purchased at an average price of $7.24. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney) is a holding company. The Companys operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCP). The Companys business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and Website at, which utilizes applications for desktop, mobile and tablet devices. The Companys online customer purchases by direct shipment to the customer from its distribution facilities and stores or from its suppliers warehouses and by in store customer pick up. The Company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products through Sephora inside JCPenney and home furnishings. The Companys department stores provide its customers with services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography and custom decorating.

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