JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Director James S. Crown acquired 7,280 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $113.37 per share, with a total value of $825,333.60. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 305,875 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $34,677,048.75. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE JPM) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $113.36. The company had a trading volume of 6,136,472 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,000,000. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a one year low of $81.64 and a one year high of $114.34. The company has a market cap of $393,220.00, a P/E ratio of 17.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 1.22.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 12th. The financial services provider reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.07. JPMorgan Chase & Co. had a return on equity of 11.63% and a net margin of 21.46%. The firm had revenue of $24.15 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.87 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.71 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post 8.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 5th will be given a $0.56 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 4th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s payout ratio is currently 35.11%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on JPM shares. Vetr lowered JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $93.51 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Credit Suisse Group raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. to a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, January 5th. Vining Sparks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price objective on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Friday, January 12th. Bank of America set a $102.00 price objective on JPMorgan Chase & Co. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Oppenheimer reissued a “hold” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $105.81.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the third quarter valued at approximately $102,000. Welch Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the third quarter valued at approximately $103,000. Legacy Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the third quarter valued at approximately $106,000. Atlantic Trust LLC bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the second quarter valued at approximately $136,000. Finally, Lipe & Dalton bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the third quarter valued at approximately $143,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.78% of the company’s stock.

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About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in investment banking, financial services. It operates in four segments, as well as a Corporate segment. Its segments are Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking and Asset Management. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers services to consumers and businesses through bank branches, automatic teller machines (ATMs), online, mobile and telephone banking.

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