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.

Plano, US
Size (employees)
106,000 (est)
J.C. Penney was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Plano, US
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Key People/Management at J.C. Penney

Marvin  Ellison

Marvin Ellison

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
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J.C. Penney Office Locations

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

J.C. Penney Financials

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.

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.8 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

955 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

945.7 m

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

185 m


4.8 b
J.C. Penney's current market capitalization is $945.7 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13 b11.9 b12.6 b12.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

8.4 b8 b8.1 b8.1 b

Gross profit

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


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

Cost of goods sold

2 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.7 b1.9 b1.9 b

Gross profit

819 m1 b1 b926 m1.1 b1 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b983 m1 b955 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 b1.3 b900 m887 m

Current Assets

4.8 b4.3 b4 b4.1 b

Total Assets

11.8 b10.4 b9.4 b9.3 b

Short-term debt

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


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


(588 m)

Current Assets

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

Total Assets

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

Net Income

(1.4 b)(771 m)(513 m)1 m


(594 m)283 m(69 m)(133 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(789 m)(142 m)(296 m)(316 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(256 m)(412 m)(520 m)(2.3 b)
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(128 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

161 m156 m160 m158 m153 m154 m152 m154 m153 m149 m145 m144 m131 m


(592 m)(510 m)(13 m)100 m(194 m)(159 m)(664 m)(204 m)(56 m)(710 m)(95 m)172 m(588 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

402 m(239 m)
USDY, 2017


-20.1 x


-14.4 x


26.5 k

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


1.06 k1.02 k1.01 k

Stores (Sephora)

500 518 577


2.40 k2.30 k2.60 k
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