JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) insider Ashley Bacon sold 20,145 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.75, for a total value of $2,210,913.75. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 112,191 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,312,962.25. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Ashley Bacon also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, January 16th, Ashley Bacon sold 5,831 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $102.78, for a total value of $599,310.18.

Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock traded up $1.16 on Tuesday, reaching $111.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 11,005,963 shares, compared to its average volume of 13,841,590. The firm has a market cap of $381.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.34, a PEG ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 1.11. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a 52 week low of $91.11 and a 52 week high of $119.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 12th. The financial services provider reported $2.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.33. The firm had revenue of $29.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.95 billion. JPMorgan Chase & Co. had a return on equity of 14.23% and a net margin of 24.28%. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.37 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post 9.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a $0.80 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.88%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 35.56%.

A number of analysts have commented on the company. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Barclays lifted their target price on JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $135.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a “buy jpm” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Thursday, December 20th. Finally, Atlantic Securities lowered JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $123.05.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northern Trust Corp lifted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 1.8% during the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 46,678,266 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $4,556,732,000 after purchasing an additional 826,697 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 4.7% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 40,589,164 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,955,392,000 after purchasing an additional 1,829,659 shares in the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 5,338.4% during the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 39,471,964 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $404,000 after purchasing an additional 38,746,167 shares in the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the fourth quarter valued at $2,986,672,000. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 6.0% during the fourth quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 15,707,689 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,533,370,000 after purchasing an additional 890,401 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.89% of the company’s stock.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. Company Profile

JPMorgan Chase & Co operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Consumer & Community Banking (CCB), Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB), Commercial Banking (CB), and Asset & Wealth Management (AWM). The CCB segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; mortgage origination and servicing activities; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit card, payment processing, auto loan, and leasing services.

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