JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, October 14th. Analysts expect JPMorgan Chase & Co. to post earnings of $1.39 per share for the quarter.

Earnings History for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) opened at 68.31 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $246.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.58 and a beta of 1.54. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $66.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $63.90. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a 12-month low of $52.50 and a 12-month high of $69.06.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 32.54%.

Several brokerages have recently commented on JPM. Wells Fargo & Co. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Saturday, July 9th. Barclays PLC reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Saturday, July 9th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $74.00 price objective (down from $77.00) on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twenty-three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.25.

In other JPMorgan Chase & Co. news, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,991 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.91, for a total transaction of $255,064.81. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 282,287 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $18,040,962.17. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Ashley Bacon sold 15,521 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.97, for a total value of $992,878.37. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 14,938 shares in the company, valued at $955,583.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.85% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the second quarter valued at $183,000. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the second quarter valued at $197,000. Valley National Advisers Inc. boosted its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 3.5% in the second quarter. Valley National Advisers Inc. now owns 3,234 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the last quarter. Hayek Kallen Investment Management purchased a new stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the second quarter valued at $209,000. Finally, Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC boosted its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 5,905.2% in the second quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC now owns 3,483 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $216,000 after buying an additional 3,425 shares during the last quarter. 73.34% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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 serves consumers and businesses through personal service at bank branches and through automatic teller machines, online, mobile and telephone banking.

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