Headlines about JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. JPMorgan Chase & Co. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6264381108649 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) traded up $1.32 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $114.33. The company had a trading volume of 12,472,567 shares, compared to its average volume of 15,015,286. The firm has a market capitalization of $396,690.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 1.22. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a 52-week low of $81.64 and a 52-week high of $114.39. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 12th. The financial services provider reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $24.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.87 billion. JPMorgan Chase & Co. had a return on equity of 11.63% and a net margin of 21.46%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s quarterly revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.71 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post 8.78 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 5th will be paid a $0.56 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 4th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 32.37%.
JPM has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Vetr lowered JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $93.51 target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Credit Suisse Group raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. to a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Vining Sparks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Bank of America set a $102.00 target price on JPMorgan Chase & Co. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $105.81.
In other JPMorgan Chase & Co. news, insider Peter Scher sold 26,532 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.42, for a total value of $3,009,259.44. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Stacey Friedman sold 2,099 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $101.96, for a total value of $214,014.04. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now owns 15,279 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,557,846.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 154,146 shares of company stock worth $17,312,129 in the last 90 days. Corporate 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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