Analysts are weighing in today on department store chain J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP), alternative energy issue First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), and drugmaker ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD).
JC. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) [Detail Analytic Report] is in the second year of a change from the calamitous Ron Johnson era, and it's made progress by regenerating sales growth and improving profit margins.
(Adds graphic, shares, compares with estimates). Feb 26 (Reuters) - Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a lower-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit as it discounted more during the holiday season and invested in store expansions.