Retail stocks like J.C. Penney could continue to fall if fears that negative cash flow is too much to maintain payments to suppliers. Considering that the upcoming holiday season is a good time to determine whether a retailer’s sales are improving each month, we decided to compare J.C. Penney to similar department stores.We looked to see which among these retail stocks has more positive cash flow. Limiting our screen to those companies with long term debt to equity ratios and total debt to equity ratios under 0.5, only four stocks remained.
Retail In The Red: Will J.C. Penney Rise Up To Fellow Department Store Stocks?
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