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J C PENNEY CO INC filed this Form 424B7 on 08/26/2013
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The Offering


The following summary of the offering contains basic information about the offering and our common stock and is not intended to be complete. It does not contain all the information that is important to you. For a more complete understanding of shares of our common stock, please refer to the section of this prospectus entitled “Description of Capital Stock––Common Stock.”


Shares Offered by the Selling Stockholders

39,075,771 shares of common stock


Shares Outstanding

220,455,870 shares of common stock as of August 20, 2013


Use of Proceeds

All shares of common stock sold pursuant to this prospectus supplement will be sold by the Selling Stockholders. We will not receive any of the proceeds from such sales.


Dividend Policy

We do not anticipate paying cash dividends on our shares of common stock in the foreseeable future. Any payment of cash dividends will depend on our financial condition, results of operations, capital requirements, earnings and other factors deemed relevant by our board of directors (the “Board”).


Trading Symbol

Our shares of common stock are listed on the NYSE under the symbol “JCP.”


Risk Factors

An investment in shares of our common stock involves certain risks. You should carefully consider the risks described under “Risk Factors” beginning on page S-5 of this prospectus supplement, as well as those described in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and the other information included or incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, including our financial statements and the notes thereto, before making an investment decision.