The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Mark Reeth and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Tim Hanson dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) is in the investing spotlight once again, and it's for all the wrong reasons. In our lead story, Tim and Jason examine the company's earnings, how much of the poor results were new CEO Mike Ullman's fault, and whether the company can get things right in time for back-to-school season.
Jason Moser, Mark Reeth, and Tim Hanson have no position in any stocks mentioned, and neither does The Motley Fool. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
More from The Motley Fool
Why J.C. Penney Stock Growth is No Sure Thing
The company has reported some good news, but it's just a start.
Some Struggling Retailers Had a Happy Holiday Season
A few chains have reported on their November and December sales, and the news is good.
Can J.C. Penney Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 14% Pop?
Strong retail industry sales trends help push the department-store chain higher, even though J.C. Penney itself is sticking to its earlier reduced fiscal-year guidance.