JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.19

News articles about JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JPMorgan Chase & Co. earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6653618728551 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE JPM) traded down $0.83 during trading on Monday, hitting $114.68. The stock had a trading volume of 13,210,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,080,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a 52-week low of $81.64 and a 52-week high of $117.35. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24. The company has a market capitalization of $397,910.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.97, a P/E/G ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 1.22.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 12th. The financial services provider reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.07. JPMorgan Chase & Co. had a return on equity of 11.63% and a net margin of 21.46%. The company had revenue of $24.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.87 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.71 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post 8.78 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 5th were given a dividend of $0.56 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, January 4th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s payout ratio is 35.11%.

JPM has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $128.00 to $133.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $126.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Argus increased their price objective on JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $109.00 to $125.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Vining Sparks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $108.71.

In other news, General Counsel Stacey Friedman sold 17,729 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.33, for a total transaction of $1,991,498.57. Following the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 21,260 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,388,135.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Ashley Bacon sold 16,434 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.22, for a total value of $1,844,223.48. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 98,811 shares in the company, valued at $11,088,570.42. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 152,047 shares of company stock worth $17,098,115 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 0.88% of the company’s stock.

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About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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 offers services to consumers and businesses through bank branches, automatic teller machines (ATMs), online, mobile and telephone banking.

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