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J.C. Penney

JCP

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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CEO

Jill A. Soltau

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Retailing

Industry

General Merchandisers

HQ Location

Plano, Texas

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

98,000

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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