Switch to:
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with JC Penney Co Inc \$JCP.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
Total Equity
\$1,205 Mil (As of Apr. 2017)

JC Penney Co Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was \$1,205 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. JC Penney Co Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was \$3.89. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. JC Penney Co Inc's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was 3.82.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

JC Penney Co Inc's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Apr. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Apr. 2017 ) = 9314 - 7960 = 1,354

JC Penney Co Inc's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Apr. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Apr. 2017 ) = 8587 - 7382 = 1,205

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

JC Penney Co Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (1205 - 0) / 309.80 = 3.89

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

JC Penney Co Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (319 + 4283) / 1205 = 3.82

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Related Terms

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Total Equity 5,312 4,155 4,778 5,460 4,010 3,171 3,087 1,914 1,309 1,354

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Total Equity 1,914 1,775 1,660 1,547 1,309 1,250 1,197 1,140 1,354 1,205
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to \$400 per referral. ( Learn More)