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J.C. Penney

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J.C. Penney CEO: Women's apparel delivered positive comp in October

Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison said on the company's Q3 earnings conference call that J.C. Penney took "the bold but necessary step" to liquidate apparel inventory in an effort to accelerate a wider transformation of the women's department. Following this reset, Ellison said the retailer saw improved performance in the women's division, "confirming these actions were necessary to drive growth in this high-volume apparel division." Ellison noted that women's apparel delivered a positive comp for the month of October "even when you remove the benefits of the accelerated clearance sales." "At this stage of our turnaround, we are committed to making decisions that benefit the long-term financial health of the company," Ellison said. Appliance sales more than doubled versus Q3 of last year, he added. J.C. Penney is up nearly 15% in premarket trading.

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JCP J.C. Penney
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0.24 (9.56%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. General Motors (GM) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst David Tamberrino saying his price target of $32 offers 28% potential downside. The analyst continues to believe the North America auto cycle has peaked and he remains cautious on the sector. 2. Merck (MRK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust and to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley, as well as Barclays. 3. J.C. Penney (JCP) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi, to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast, and to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna. 4. Macy's (M) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Paul Lejuez saying the retailer's sales and margins have been pressured for several years, and J.C. Penney's weak third quarter preannouncement on Friday serves as reminder of just how challenging the department store space is. 5. Under Armour (UAA, UA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Robert Ohmes saying he expects management to lower fourth quarter guidance on its Q3 conference call due to the highly promotional environment. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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J.C. Penney downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast
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J.C. Penney downgraded to Neutral at Susquehanna
As reported previously, Susquehanna analyst Bill Dreher downgraded J.C. Penney to Neutral from Positive following its Q3 results. The analyst cited its continued gross margin pressures and the fact that sales driving initiatives are taking longer than expected to materialize. Dreher lowered his price target to $3 from $6.50 on J.C. Penney shares.
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Macy's downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Paul Lejuez downgraded Macy's (M) to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $16 from $21. The retailer's sales and margins have been pressured for several years, and J.C. Penney's (JCP) weak Q3 preannouncement on Friday serves as reminder of just how challenging the department store space is, Lejuez tells investors in a research note. He believes risks are mounting at Macy's ahead of what is likely to be another promotional holiday season. Macy's has not found the right tools to offset negative store traffic and margin pressures, the analyst contends. Lejuez this morning also downgraded Penny to Sell.

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