Before the Bell Scans: J. C. Penney Co. Inc., Saks Inc., Dillard's Inc., and The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.
Before the Bell Scans: J. C. Penney Co. Inc., Saks Inc., Dillard's Inc., and The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. PR Newswire LONDON, October 8, 2013 LONDON, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. The U.S. equity market posted losses on Monday, October 7, 2013, with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite falling by 0.85%, 0.90%, and 0.98%, respectively. Shares in department stores ended on a lower note, as the broader market declined. The major movers in the industry included J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS), Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS), and The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on JCP, SKS, DDS, and BONT can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ Shares in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. fluctuated between gains and losses on Monday, hitting a new 52-week low of $7.59. The company's shares ended the day at $7.71, which is 1.91% lower than the previous day's close of $7.86. A total of 32.79 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 29.38 million. The company's shares are currently trading at 71.44% lower than the 52-week high of $27.00 and at 1.58% higher than the 52-week low of $7.59. The company's shares have plummeted 11.58% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has fallen by 1.05% during the same period. Moreover, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s stock is currently trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.90 and $16.40, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on JCP at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/JCP100813.pdf Shares in Saks Inc. ended the day 0.25% lower at $15.98. A total of 1.98 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.80 million. The company's shares are currently trading at 8.74% lower than the 52-week high of $17.51 and at 72.94% higher than the 52-week low of $9.24. The company's shares have gained 13.09% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 2.71% during the same period. Furthermore, Saks Inc.'s stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $15.95 and $13.17, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on SKS at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/SKS100813.pdf Shares in Dillard's Inc. fell sharply on Monday, before finishing the day at $77.24, which is 2.36% lower than the previous day's close of $79.11. A total of 0.56 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.52 million. The company's shares are currently trading at 18.57% lower than the 52-week high of $94.86 and at 11.73% higher than the 52-week low of $69.13. The company's shares have fallen by 0.41% in the last month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.27% during the same period. Additionally, Dillard's Inc.'s stock is currently trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $79.96 and $82.50, respectively. A free report on DDS can be accessed by registering at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/DDS100813.pdf The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.'s stock plummeted on Monday. The company's shares hit an intra-day low of $10.19 before finishing the day 4.58% lower at $10.20. A total of 0.18 million shares were traded, which is below daily the daily average volume of 0.22 million. The company's shares have fallen by 3.68% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500. Further, the Bon-Ton Stores Inc.'s stock is currently trading near its 52-week low of $9.82 as well as below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $13.33 and $14.79, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on BONT for free at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BONT100813.pdf ---- EDITOR NOTES: 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Ananya Ghosh, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below. 3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public. 4. 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