J.C. Penney posts disappointing fiscal 1Q as earnings, revenue miss estimates; stock plunges
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 Shares of J.C. Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP) got hammered Tuesday after posting fiscal first-quarter earnings that missed analysts’ expectations. The struggling department store chain’s stock recently fell 11.3% to $1.02 a share. J.C. Penney on Tuesday reported a loss of $0.48 per share, versus analysts’ forecasts of a loss of $0.38 per share. Its net loss nearly doubled to $154 million, compared with the previous-year quarter. It also missed on revenue for the period that ended May 4. Revenue came in at $2.44 billion, missing expectations of $2.47 billion. The company, based in Plano, Texas, also reported a steep decline in comparable-store sales, which fell 5.5%. Contact the author: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @PatrickMGraham
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