Investors bought shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $239.77 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $68.38 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $171.39 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, JPMorgan Chase & Co. had the 3rd highest net in-flow for the day. JPMorgan Chase & Co. traded down ($0.13) for the day and closed at $63.97

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on JPM shares. Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Saturday, July 9th. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $72.00 price objective on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Monday, July 18th. Vetr cut shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $65.34 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, June 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Thursday, April 14th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets increased their price objective on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $71.00 to $77.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 14th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and twenty-four have issued a buy rating to the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.18.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $62.52 and its 200 day moving average is $60.81. The firm has a market capitalization of $232.58 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.84.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.43 by $0.12. The firm earned $24.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.84 billion. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.54 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $5.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 6th will be given a $0.48 dividend. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. This is a positive change from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 1st.

In other news, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,991 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 transaction, 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 Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Ashley Bacon sold 15,521 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 transaction, 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.

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of JPM. First Heartland Consultants Inc. raised its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 26,189 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,729,000 after buying an additional 119 shares during the last quarter. Van Strum & Towne Inc. raised its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Van Strum & Towne Inc. now owns 46,439 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,066,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the last quarter. Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV raised its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV now owns 34,057 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,249,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the last quarter. Bollard Group LLC raised its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 54,284 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,584,000 after buying an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sandhill Capital Partners LLC raised its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Sandhill Capital Partners LLC now owns 21,133 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,395,000 after buying an additional 332 shares during the last quarter.

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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