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The ratio turned negative due to JPM positioning: 55 sold and 802 reduced. Greenhaven Associates Inc. owned 0.20% of JPMorgan Chase worth $733,415,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Smith Chas P & Associates PA Cpas now owns 282,482 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $25,819,000 after acquiring an additional 1,220 shares during the last quarter. Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $376.17 billion valuation. (NYSE:JPM) for 1.17M shs. New York-based Mrj Cap has invested 3.75% in JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/YTD/Yearly Performance: The stocks has year to date performance of 6.01 percent and weekly performance of 1.33 percent. Navellier & holds 0.08% of its capital in JPMorgan Chase & Co. About 39.15 million shares traded or 139.12% up from the average. On Saturday, January 13 the insider Lake Marianne sold $1.03 million. The Stock has its 52-week High of $119.33 and 52-Week Low of $ 81.64 and it touched its 52-week high on 02/27/18 and 52-Week Low on 05/31/17. The firm has a market cap of $314.76 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.24 and a beta of 1.49.

J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) on Friday reported first-quarter earnings that beat on both the top and bottom line, although trading revenue growth remained light. The institutional investor held 176,225 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $18.85M, down from 264,337 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The Return on Equity ratio of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

- Revenue of $28.52 billion estimated $27.68 billion.

Earnings per Share Details of JPMorgan Chase & Co.: The EPS of JPM is strolling at 6.88, measuring its EPS growth this year at 10.5 percent.

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note slipped to 2.82 percent from 2.84 percent late Thursday. Giles Nicole sold 3,783 shares worth $425,399. The shares were sold at an average price of $113.42, for a total value of $3,009,259.44. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. CROWN JAMES S bought $825,327 worth of stock. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The insider Friedman Stacey sold 2,099 shares worth $214,019.

Analysts also cited optimism over the forthcoming earnings period, which begins in earnest on Friday with reports from JPMorgan Chase and other large banks. Buckingham Research lowered J P Morgan Chase & Co from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their target price for the company from $71.00 to $74.00 in a research report on Monday, October 17th. In a report issued on April 11, HSBC analyst Alevizos Alevizakos initiated coverage with a Hold rating on JPM and a price target of $111, which represents a slight downside potential from current levels. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $4.75. In Wednesday, December 6 report RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $110.0 target. Advisors Capital Management Llc sold 2,960 shares as Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM)'s stock rose 0.67%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 8 rated the stock as Buy, 14 rated Hold, 1 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform.

Moving average is significant analytical tool used to discover current price trends and the possibility for a change in an established trend. CT Financial Advisors LLC raised its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 4.2% in the third quarter.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in JPM. Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase during the third quarter valued at $102,000. Its segments are Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking and Asset Management. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers deposit and investment products and services to consumers; lending, deposit, and cash management and payment solutions to small businesses; residential mortgages and home equity loans; and credit cards, payment processing services, auto loans and leases.