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J.C. Penney


Department store operator J.C. Penney is based in Plano, Texas and sells apparel, footwear, accessories and beauty products online and at its more than 870 U.S. locations.

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Jill A. Soltau

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer




General Merchandisers

HQ Location

Plano, Texas

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,506-0.3%
Profits ($M)$-116.0-11,700.0%
Assets ($M)$8,413
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,379
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$943
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues-0.9%
Profits as % of Assets-1.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-8.4%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)-0.37
EPS % Change (from 2016)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)-62.0%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-30.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-22.2%
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News about J.C. Penney

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