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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
Marketable Securities
$994 Mil (As of Apr. 2014)

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price. JC Penney Co Inc's marketable securities for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $994 Mil.

JC Penney Co Inc's quarterly marketable securities increased from Oct. 2013 ($1,076 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($1,402 Mil) but then declined from Jan. 2014 ($1,402 Mil) to Apr. 2014 ($994 Mil).

JC Penney Co Inc's annual marketable securities declined from Jan. 2012 ($1,332 Mil) to Jan. 2013 ($809 Mil) but then increased from Jan. 2013 ($809 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($1,402 Mil).


Definition

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price.


Explanation

Marketable securities are very liquid as they tend to have maturities of less than one year. Furthermore, the rate at which these securities can be bought or sold has little effect on their prices.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
MarketableSecurities 002,6282,3522,1852,8482,4531,3328091,402

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
MarketableSecurities 1,3326557173848096581,3371,0761,402994
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