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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Message Board

  • jimmyz1970 jimmyz1970 Jun 26, 2014 12:18 PM Flag

    JC Penney tracking ahead of plan, says Detwiler Fenton

    09:38 EDT JCP J.C. Penney tracking ahead of plan, says Detwiler Fenton

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • This info is consistent with my projection that Q2 sales will be 8.3% above 2013, and JCP will achieve a gross margin of 35% for the quarter.

    • Shorts are not interested in reality.

    • The news is from theflyonthewall today. If you don't know Detwiler Fenton, here is the desc. JCP is obviously on the right direction and solidly growing.

      Detwiler Fenton Group

      At the Detwiler Fenton companies, we embrace our Unique Combination of People, Process and Product and by doing so fill a specific boutique niche on the financial services landscape.

      Capital Markets: Detwiler Fenton & Co. is a full spectrum broker dealer that provides independent, unbiased equity research as well as, sales and trading services to institutional clients.

      Investment Management: Detwiler Fenton Investment Management, LLC is a SEC Registered Investment Advisor that provides tactical management advisory and portfolio management services for clients, endowments and family offices.

      Wealth Management: Detwiler Fenton Wealth Management, Inc. Offers active support and portfolio management for a select group of high net worth clients.

      Educating the markets for over 50 years... The merits of knowledge-based investing and tactical management were key factors that inspired the founding of the company in 1962. The firm has grown and evolved into one of New England's premier, full-service, boutique investment firms with a presence in Boston, New York City and California. Staffed and managed by industry veterans that are experienced in their fields, we are proud to leverage our differentiated understanding of the markets and their various components to deliver perspective and advice to our valued institutional and private clients alike.

      Sentiment: Strong Buy

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      • Details of the comments from Detwiler Fenton:

        Shares Of J.C. Penney Up Following Analyst Comments
        06/26/2014 11:09 AM
        In a note released Thursday, the team at Detwiler Fenton provided some insight into the outlook of J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP).

        The analysts at Detwiler noted that, based on feedback, J.C. Penney's sales trends are likely tracking at the higher end of the guided range.

        Additionally, the team says the company has made progress moving through brands that are "on the outs," and is expecting a private label to come this fall. Moreover, the team noted that J.C. Penney has become more strategic in how it handles promotions and is shying away from full-on discounting.

        Shares are up less than one percent.

        Sentiment: Strong Buy

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