Investors sold shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $101.52 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $180.41 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $78.89 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, JPMorgan Chase & Co. had the 4th highest net out-flow for the day. JPMorgan Chase & Co. traded up $0.28 for the day and closed at $67.49

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Vetr raised shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $68.05 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $65.72 to $67.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Citigroup Inc. lowered shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $65.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Monday, August 8th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $72.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $74.00 price target (down previously from $77.00) on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Sunday, July 17th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $71.50.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $65.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $62.32. The firm has a market capitalization of $243.74 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.44.

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

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in JPM. Veritable L.P. raised its stake in shares of 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 last quarter. Deere & Co. raised its stake in shares of 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 last quarter. Finally, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of 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 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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