JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): Individual Investors Ironically Turn Bullish

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 15 Jan (In 2 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $2.55 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $2.34 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 66.90%, a profit margin of 37.90% and a gross margin of .

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Most recently, on January 8th, 2019, Jefferies Downgrade a Hold rating. Before that, on January 2nd, 2019, Barclays Reiterated to Overweight. Atlantic Equities Downgrade a Neutral rating on December 19th, 2018, HSBC Securities Initiated an Hold rating on April 11th, 2018, and Morgan Stanley Reiterated a Overweight rating on February 21st, 2018.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 3.34B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 333.84B. In the last trading day, 15,383,764 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 18.15M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by -$0.78 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of -0.77% and a moving average of 100.41. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$1.11 (which is -1.10%) and the stock’s moving average was 98.28. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of JPM changed by -$4.94 (which is -4.71%) and demonstrated a moving average of 104.28.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 75.34%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 85.19% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 77.92%. Using a similar metric, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 81.91% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 87.28% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 74.68%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.59 over the past 9 days, 2.17 over the past two weeks, and 1.95 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $99.91 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $119.33 and a low of $91.11. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 249,993,666 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 143,549 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 7.52% stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) experienced a high price of $100.17 and low point of $98.95. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 99.91 per share, following a loss of -$0.5, or -0.48% during the full day.