Traders bought shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on weakness during trading on Friday. $165.64 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $112.85 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $52.79 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, JPMorgan Chase & Co. had the 5th highest net in-flow for the day. JPMorgan Chase & Co. traded down ($0.29) for the day and closed at $67.21

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

The company has a 50 day moving average price of $65.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $62.32. The stock has a market cap of $243.74 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.44.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.12. The firm earned $24.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.84 billion. The company’s revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.54 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $5.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, COO Matthew E. Zames sold 3,991 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.91, for a total value of $255,064.81. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 282,287 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,040,962.17. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Gordon Smith sold 23,735 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were 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 in the company, valued at $9,765,191.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pettyjohn Wood & White Inc. raised its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 8.4% in the fourth quarter. Pettyjohn Wood & White Inc. now owns 27,644 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,825,000 after buying an additional 2,143 shares during the period. Veritable L.P. raised its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 7.7% in the fourth quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 152,393 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,063,000 after buying an additional 10,876 shares during the period. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. raised its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. now owns 224,971 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $14,855,000 after buying an additional 1,746 shares during the period. Deere & Co. raised its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Deere & Co. now owns 269,399 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $17,788,000 after buying an additional 2,068 shares during the period. Finally, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC raised its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 10.2% in the fourth quarter. RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC now owns 1,590,316 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $105,009,000 after buying an additional 146,704 shares during the period.

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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