F500 2019-JC Penny
Barbara Cake, 67, cleans the jewelry counter towards the end of her shift at JC Penny on December 23, 2017 at the Shenango Valley Mall in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. Dustin Franz for The Washington Post via Getty ImagesThe Washington Post/Getty Images
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Department store operator J.C. Penney is based in Plano, Texas and sells apparel, footwear, accessories, and beauty products online and at about 870 U.S. locations. It announced plans earlier in 2019 to close a number of locations.

Company Info

CEOJill A. Soltau
CEO TitleChief Executive Officer & Director
IndustryGeneral Merchandisers
HQ LocationPlano, Texas
Years on Fortune 500 List25

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$12,019
Profits ($M)$-255
Assets ($M)$7,721
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,170

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-2.1%
Profits as % of Assets-3.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-21.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-81
EPS % Change (from 2017)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-67.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-35.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-24.8%