JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) shares gapped up prior to trading on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $65.21, but opened at $65.32. JPMorgan Chase & Co. shares last traded at $65.55, with a volume of 3,221,536 shares trading hands.

Several research analysts recently commented on JPM shares. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Monday, April 18th. Vetr downgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $66.16 price objective for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Tuesday, May 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twenty-three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $70.93.

The stock has a market cap of $237.35 billion and a PE ratio of 11.14. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $63.35 and a 200-day moving average price of $61.49.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.12. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.54 EPS. The firm had revenue of $24.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.84 billion. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $5.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, EVP Gordon Smith sold 23,735 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.05, for a total value of $1,520,226.75. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 152,462 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,765,191.10. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,991 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.91, for a total value of $255,064.81. Following the completion of 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 disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors recently modified their holdings of JPM. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 51,690 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,413,000 after buying an additional 1,219 shares during the last quarter. Greenhaven Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Greenhaven Associates Inc. now owns 9,065,935 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $598,624,000 after buying an additional 61,040 shares during the last quarter. Court Place Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Court Place Advisors LLC now owns 22,953 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,516,000 after buying an additional 393 shares during the last quarter. Geneva Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 9.9% in the fourth quarter. Geneva Advisors LLC now owns 1,913,542 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $126,351,000 after buying an additional 171,808 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Busey Trust CO increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Busey Trust CO now owns 164,438 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,858,000 after buying an additional 3,205 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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