J.C. Penney will not report monthly metrics this year

|About: J.C. Penney Company Inc. (JCP)|By:, SA News Editor

In an email obtained by Bloomberg, company spokeswoman Kristin Hays says J.C. Penney (JCP +3.6%) will try to provide updates, but doesn't expect to report monthly sales "any time soon."

Meanwhile, JCP's 3.6% gain in a big down day for the markets puts the stock ahead about 40% in the last four sessions.