Investors sold shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on strength during trading on Friday. $118.63 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $157.10 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $38.47 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, JPMorgan Chase & Co. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. JPMorgan Chase & Co. traded up $0.15 for the day and closed at $66.22

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Vetr raised shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $68.05 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Monday, June 6th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twenty-two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $71.50.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $64.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $61.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $239.15 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.22.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last released its 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. The business earned $24.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.84 billion. The business’s revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.54 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $5.65 earnings per share for the current year.

In other JPMorgan Chase & Co. news, EVP Gordon Smith sold 23,735 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. 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 transaction, the executive vice president now owns 152,462 shares in the company, valued at $9,765,191.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,991 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.91, for a total value of $255,064.81. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 282,287 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,040,962.17. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. boosted its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 89.1% in the fourth quarter. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. now owns 164,910 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,889,000 after buying an additional 77,706 shares in the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $6,191,000. ProVise Management Group LLC raised its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 11.2% in the fourth quarter. ProVise Management Group LLC now owns 42,537 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,809,000 after buying an additional 4,300 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 27.4% in the fourth quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 152,473 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,068,000 after buying an additional 32,761 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ProShare Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 1,348,749 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $89,058,000 after buying an additional 87,896 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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