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J. C. Penney is a company operating as a department store chain. It sells predominantly family apparel, footwear, jewelry, accessories, beauty products, and home furnishings. The company operates through department stores and online.
TypePublic
Founded1902
HQPlano, US
Websitejcpenney.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)90,000(-5%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$11.2 B(-7%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$0.2 (-8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at J.C. Penney

Jill Soltau

Jill Soltau

Chief Executive Officer
Jim Depaul

Jim Depaul

EVP, Stores
Brynn Evanson

Brynn Evanson

EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
Michelle Wlazlo

Michelle Wlazlo

EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer
Bill Wafford

Bill Wafford

EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Steve Whaley

Steve Whaley

SVP, Principal Accounting Officer and Controller
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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 Revenue

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J.C. Penney's revenue was reported to be $11.17 b in FY, 2019 which is a 7.1% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

383.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

32%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(546.0m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(477.0m)

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

58.1m

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

0.2

Cash (2-May-2020)

698.0m

EV

5.4b
J.C. Penney's current market capitalization is $58.1 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

12.5b12.5b12.0b11.2b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)0%(4%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

8.1b8.2b7.9b7.0b

Gross profit

4.5b4.3b4.1b4.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

2.8b2.9b2.9b2.7b3.0b2.8b2.7b2.8b2.7b2.6b2.6b2.5b1.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.8b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b1.9b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.6b1.5b813.0m

Gross profit

1.0b1.1b1.1b983.0m1.0b955.0m959.0m998.0m925.0m925.0m1.0b959.0m383.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%37%37%36%35%34%36%35%34%36%39%38%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

887.0m458.0m333.0m386.0m

Prepaid Expenses

160.0m190.0m189.0m174.0m

Inventories

2.9b2.8b2.4b2.2b

Current Assets

4.1b3.4b3.0b2.7b
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

3.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

7.3 x
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J.C. Penney Operating Metrics

J.C. Penney's Stores was reported to be 846 in Q1, 2020.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue per Average Gross Square Foot

$121 $127 $122 $114

Stores

1.01 k1.01 k1.01 k874 872 871 865 864 864 861 846 846 846 846

Stores (Sephora)

577 642 642

Suppliers

2.60 k3.10 k2.90 k2.80 k
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J.C. Penney Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Liz ClaiborneNovember 25, 2011
Lojas Renner S.ADecember 08, 1998
EckerdNovember 04, 1996
J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc

J.C. Penney Revenue Breakdown

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J.C. Penney revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.0% from Services and other, 6.0% from Jewelry, 9.0% from Children’s apparel, 11.0% from Home, 22.0% from Men’s apparel and accessories, 21.0% from Women’s apparel, 11.0% from Footwear and handbags and 14.0% from Women’s accessories, including Sephora

J.C. Penney Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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J.C. Penney Online and Social Media Presence

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J.C. Penney Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

  • Diversity

    B

    71/100

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J.C. Penney News and Updates

J.C. Penney launches new women's brand, Stylus

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. said Thursday that it has launched a new women's brand, Stylus, that offers comfortable clothing, like jumpsuits and tees, in sizes ranging from XS to 3X. Items are available online and in 363 J.C. Penney stores, and are priced between $26 and $89. It was announced this week th…

J.C. Penney rescue deal approved in bankruptcy court, saving close to 60,000 jobs

The rescue deal is expected to save approximately 60,000 jobs.

J.C. Penney Lenders Led by Aurelius Seek to Slow Property Sale

J.C. Penney Lenders Led by Aurelius Seek to Slow Property Sale

J.C. Penney launches Cyber Days, overlapping with Amazon Prime Day

JC Penney Co. Inc. announced the launch of its Cyber Days on Monday shopping event to kick off the holiday season. Extending through Oct. 14, the event will overlap with Amazon.com Inc.'s delayed Prime Day event, which is expected to drum up nearly $10 billion in sales. JC Penney will also offer B…

Authentic Brands in Talks to Join J.C. Penney Plan: Bus. Insider

Authentic Brands in Talks to Join J.C. Penney Plan: Bus. Insider

: Mall owners Simon, Brookfield close to buying J.C. Penney out of bankruptcy

Mall owners Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners are close to a deal to buy department store chain J.C. Penney out of bankruptcy and keep the chain running.
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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 Jill Soltau, Jim Depaul and Brynn Evanson.

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

    J.C. Penney has 90,000 employees.

  • What is J.C. Penney revenue?

    Latest J.C. Penney annual revenue is $11.2 b.

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

    Latest J.C. Penney revenue per employee is $124.1 k.

  • Who are J.C. Penney competitors?

    Competitors of J.C. Penney include Burlington Stores, Kohl's and Macy's.

  • 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.