JC Penney Shares Giving Up Gains as Analysts Look Skeptical Following Nov. Comps Figures
Shares of JC Penney (NYSE: JCP) touched a pre-market low at $9.62, but have since bounced to around $9.90. The stock hit a post-market high at $10.86 on Tuesday afternoon.
A Wells Fargo analyst said he was "unimpressed" with the November same-store sales figures. Elsewhere, analysts at Deutsche Bank called the comps "solid" but suggested "November may represent" a peak.
Wells Fargo's Paul Lejuez reiterated an Underperform rating on JC Penney shares while Deutsche Bank is maintaining a Hold rating and $6 price target.
Latest Ratings for JCP
|Dec 2014||Goldman Sachs||Downgrades||Neutral||Sell|
|Nov 2014||Morgan Stanley||Reiterates||Underweight|
|Nov 2014||JP Morgan||Maintains||Neutral|
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