J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (doing business as JCPenney) is an American department store chain. The major portion of the Company's business consists of providing merchandise and services to consumers through department stores, catalog departments, and the Internet. Department stores, catalog and the Internet generally serve the same customers, have virtually the same mix of merchandise and the majority of catalog sales are completed in department stores. In addition, department stores accept returns from sales initiated in department stores, catalog and by the Internet. The Company markets predominantly family apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and home furnishings. In addition, the Company, through its subsidiary, Eckerd Corporation, operates a chain of drugstores located throughout the Southeast, Sunbelt, and Northeast regions of the United States.

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TypePublic
HQPlano, US
Founded1902
Size (employees)98,000 (est)-7%
Websitejcpenney.com
J.C. Penney was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Plano, US
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Key People/Management at J.C. Penney

Katheryn Burchett

Katheryn Burchett

SVP, Real Estate and Property Development
Andy Drexler

Andy Drexler

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Jodie Johnson

Jodie Johnson

SVP, GMM, Footwear, Handbags and Intimate Apparel
Pam Mortensen

Pam Mortensen

SVP, GMM, Fine Jewelry and Accessories
Janet Link

Janet Link

EVP, General Counsel
Michael Amend

Michael Amend

EVP, Omnichannel
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J.C. Penney Office Locations

J.C. Penney has an office in Plano
Plano, (HQ)
6501 Legacy Dr
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J.C. Penney Financials and Metrics

J.C. Penney Revenue

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J.C. Penney's revenue was reported to be $12.55 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.6% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

955.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

34%

Market capitalization (12-Dec-2018)

435.3m

Closing stock price (12-Dec-2018)

1.4

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

185.0m

EV

4.3b
J.C. Penney's current market capitalization is $435.3 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

13.0b11.9b12.6b12.5b

Revenue growth, %

(9%)6%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

8.4b8.0b8.1b8.1b

Gross profit

4.6b3.9b4.6b4.5b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

2.8b2.8b2.8b2.8b2.9b2.9b2.9b2.8b2.9b2.9b2.7b3.0b2.8b

Cost of goods sold

2.0b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b1.9b

Gross profit

819.0m1.0b1.0b926.0m1.1b1.0b1.1b1.0b1.1b1.1b983.0m1.0b955.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%37%36%33%37%36%37%36%37%37%36%35%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

1.5b1.3b900.0m887.0m

Current Assets

4.8b4.3b4.0b4.1b

Total Assets

11.8b10.4b9.4b9.3b

Short-term debt

650.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

1.2b684.0m1.0b1.2b973.0m1.0b638.0m415.0m429.0m183.0m363.0m314.0m185.0m

Inventories

(588.0m)

Current Assets

5.3b4.4b4.3b4.4b4.4b4.3b4.7b3.8b3.9b4.3b3.5b3.3b3.8b

Total Assets

11.9b11.2b11.1b11.3b10.2b10.2b10.6b9.1b9.2b9.6b8.6b8.3b8.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(1.4b)(771.0m)(513.0m)1.0m

Inventories

(594.0m)283.0m(69.0m)(133.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(789.0m)(142.0m)(296.0m)(316.0m)

Long-term Borrowings

(256.0m)(412.0m)(520.0m)(2.3b)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(128.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

161.0m156.0m160.0m158.0m153.0m154.0m152.0m154.0m153.0m149.0m145.0m144.0m131.0m

Inventories

(592.0m)(510.0m)(13.0m)100.0m(194.0m)(159.0m)(664.0m)(204.0m)(56.0m)(710.0m)(95.0m)172.0m(588.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

402.0m(239.0m)
USDY, 2017

EV/CFO

-17.9 x

EV/FCF

-12.8 x

Revenue/Employee

26.5k

Financial Leverage

8.1 x
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J.C. Penney Operating Metrics

J.C. Penney's Stores was reported to be 1 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue per Gross Square Foot

$113 $120 $121

Stores

1.06 k1.02 k1.01 k

Stores (Sephora)

500 518 577

Suppliers

2.40 k2.30 k2.60 k
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J.C. Penney Revenue Breakdown

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J.C. Penney revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.0% from Jewelry, 10.0% from Children’s apparel, 13.0% from Home, 22.0% from Men’s apparel and accessories, 24.0% from Women’s apparel, 8.0% from Footwear and handbags, 13.0% from Women’s accessories, including Sephora and 4.0% from Other

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J.C. Penney Online and Social Media Presence

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J.C. Penney Company Life and Culture

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J.C. Penney Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was J.C. Penney founded?

    J.C. Penney was founded in 1902.

  • Who are J.C. Penney key executives?

    J.C. Penney's key executives are Katheryn Burchett, Andy Drexler and Jodie Johnson.

  • How many employees does J.C. Penney have?

    J.C. Penney has 98,000 employees.

  • What is J.C. Penney revenue?

    Latest J.C. Penney annual revenue is $12.5 b.

  • What is J.C. Penney revenue per employee?

    Latest J.C. Penney revenue per employee is $128 k.

  • Who are J.C. Penney competitors?

    Competitors of J.C. Penney include Walgreens, RadioShack and Stage Stores.

  • Where is J.C. Penney headquarters?

    J.C. Penney headquarters is located at 6501 Legacy Dr, Plano.

  • Where are J.C. Penney offices?

    J.C. Penney has an office in Plano.

  • How many offices does J.C. Penney have?

    J.C. Penney has 1 office.