The Stock Of The Week: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)


As of Thursday close, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s (NYSE:JPM) stock was up $0.33, moving up 0.24 percent to $135.67. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 10,291,960 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$3.83 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 10,749,925, while in the previous 50 days, it was 13,547,784.

Since last month, JPM stock rose 0.33%. Shares of the company fell to $131.81 on 05/04/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $144.34 was reached on 02/07/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $101.28. Since the beginning of this year, JPM’s stock price has risen by 1.17% or $1.57, and marked a new high 8 times. However, the stock has declined by -6.01% since its 52-week high.

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JPM stock investors should be aware that JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 7 days ago on May 19. Scher Peter, the Vice Chairman of the company, disposed of 1,241 shares for $140.08 on May 19. It resulted in a $173,836 divestment by the insider. BACON ASHLEY sold 16,766 shares at an average price of $135.00 on May 15. The insider now owns 195,356 shares following the transaction. On May 15, Chief Information Officer Beer Lori A sold 15,926 shares at $135.00 apiece. The transaction was valued at $2,150,066.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has a P/E ratio of about 10.01. The stock’s beta is 1.08. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.48, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.46, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 15.38 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $1.00 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $1.00. On Tuesday December 14 2021, a $0.75 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 1.03, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.03. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 58.00%. Based on annual data, JPM earned $66.71 billion in gross profit and brought in $92.81 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 6.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 15.30%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected JPMorgan Chase & Co. to report $3.41 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $4.1 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 20.20%. The value of shareholders’ equity is $2.92 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s (JPM) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 19.41%, the RSI 9-day stood at 45.20% on 25 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current JPMorgan Chase & Co. price is down by -2.75% percent or -$3.83. At present, JPM shares trade -1.01% below its 20-day simple moving average and +1.17% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +5.78% above its SMA50 and +17.59% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 34.81% and Stochastic coefficient D was 47.08%, while ATR was 2.60. Given the Stochastic reading of 29.85% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 48.08%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.06, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.73.

Analyst Ratings

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, JPM is a sell, and 8 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 4 analysts rate JPMorgan Chase & Co. stock as buy, with 14 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $160.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $140.00 – $196.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) will achieve an average price target of $160.83.


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