Before the Bell Scans: J. C. Penney Co. Inc., Saks Inc., Dillard's Inc., and
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.
LONDON, October 8, 2013
LONDON, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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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:
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.
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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:
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:
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
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