What Next for J.C. Penney Company Inc Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

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Investors sentiment is 0.94 in 2019 Q2. Its the same as in 2019Q1. It is without change, as 18 investors sold J. C. Penney Company, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. only 22 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 186.54 million shares or 8.68% less from 204.28 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Ftb holds 3,240 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern stated it has 0% of its portfolio in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Arizona State Retirement System has invested 0.01% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Moreover, Dupont Cap has 0.01% invested in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) for 227,200 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0% or 225,046 shares in its portfolio. Glenmede Trust Na owns 2,117 shares for 0% of their portfolio. D E Shaw And holds 5.93 million shares. Stonebridge Cap Lc reported 520 shares. Eqis Capital Management Inc holds 17,821 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Shelton Mngmt owns 31,537 shares. Css Limited Liability Company Il holds 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) or 9,000 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 487,334 shares. Jane Street Limited reported 38,329 shares.

The stock of J.C. Penney Company Inc Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) registered a decrease of 6.85% in short interest. JCP’s total short interest was 120.92M shares in October as published by FINRA. Its down 6.85% from 129.81 million shares, reported previously. With 7.96 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 15 days to cover their JCP’s short positions. The short interest to J.C. Penney Company Inc Holding Company’s float is 40.58%.

The stock increased 2.62% or $0.0255 during the last trading session, reaching $1. About 7.15 million shares traded. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has declined 67.66% since October 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 67.66% the S&P500.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary J. The company has market cap of $317.84 million. C. It currently has negative earnings. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores.

More notable recent J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why J.C. Penney Stock Surged 23% on Thursday – The Motley Fool” on March 03, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “J.C. Penney’s Debt Is Untenable – Seeking Alpha” published on May 28, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Don’t Catch Falling Knives: The JCPenney Story – Yahoo Finance” on August 15, 2019. More interesting news about J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “J.C. Penney: Q1 2019 Draws To A Close – Seeking Alpha” published on April 26, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Is J.C. Penney Finally Showing Flickers of Life? – The Motley Fool” with publication date: January 10, 2019.

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