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Pre-Market Technicals: J. C. Penney, Kohl's, Dillard's, and Bon-Ton Stores

LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged higher as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index edged higher, closing the day at 524.46, up 0.27%. The S&P 500 Department Stores Sub Industry Index edged 0.03% higher to close at 210.88; and the same has advanced 1.57% in the previous three trading sessions and 14.79% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.31% and 8.30%, during the respective periods.  The major movers in the industry included J. C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS), Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS), and Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on JCP, KSS, DDS, and BONT. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:

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Shares in J. C. Penney Co. Inc. edged lower on Tuesday, to end the day at $8.75, down 0.34% from the previous day's closing price of $8.78. The company's shares fluctuated between $8.45 and $8.88 during the trading session. A total of 15.80 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 43.29 million. Despite Tuesday's losses, the company's shares have surged 9.92% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31%, during the same period. Moreover, J. C. Penney Co. Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $8.33. Download free report on JCP upon registration at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/JCP122613.pdf

On Tuesday, Kohl's Corp.'s stock closed the day at $55.82, which is 0.49% higher than the previous day's closing price of $55.55. The company's shares vacillated between $55.50 and $56.13 during the trading session. A total of 0.90 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.84 million. The company's shares have gained 2.20% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.26% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.31% and 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Additionally, Kohl's Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $55.32 and $51.82, respectively. KSS technical report can be accessed for free by signing up at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/KSS122613.pdf

Dillard's Inc.'s stock gained 0.48% on Tuesday, to finish the day at $96.75, after trading between $96.17 and $96.82. A total of 0.17 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.55 million. The company's shares have gained 5.39% in the last one month and 22.34% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.71% and 8.30%, during the respective periods. Furthermore, Dillard's Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $97.87 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $87.58 and $83.53, respectively. The free report on DDS can be downloaded by signing up now at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/DDS122613.pdf

On Tuesday, shares in Bon-Ton Stores Inc. plummeted, closing the day 3.19% lower at $17.31. The company's shares oscillated between $17.28 and $17.84 during the trading session. A total of 0.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.28 million. Despite Tuesday's decline, the company's shares have gained 1.23% in the last one month and 57.22% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.71% and 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, Bon-Ton Stores Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.42 and $15.36, respectively. A free report on BONT can be accessed by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BONT122613.pdf

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