Long-Term Potential Remains Strong With JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

HOBSON MELLODY L, Director, added 18,200 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to its portfolio at the rate of $109.91 per share valuing $2,000,362 on Aug 08. The insider has now 93,555 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) was $109.34. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $110.77, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $112.20. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $107.47 and a 2nd Support Level at $105.60. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) stock has lost -$1.09, or -0.99%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$5.96, or -5.17%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.11, or -0.10%. This year-to-date, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) shares have gained $11.72, or 12.01%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 3,197,485 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $344,305,184K. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) generates $131,412 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $32,474 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -4.00%, a 3-Year Total Return of 66.02%, and a 5-year Total Return of 86.94%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 82.35%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.800 per share on 07/03/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.97%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.20.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) reported earnings of $2.51 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.49 per share, representing a 0.02 difference and 0.65% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $2.65 represented a 0.3 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $2.35 per share, which was a 12.59% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.42 per share. This estimate came from a total of 7 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.48 and the low estimate was $2.34. In the year-ago quarter, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) generated per-share earnings of $2.34. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +3.42% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 10 purchases (351,356 shares in total) and 5 sale (255,857 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 32 insider buys amounting to 2,652,917 shares and 26 insider sales amounting to 2,032,573 shares. In the past full year, 88 insider purchases were made (involving 3,308,504 shares) and 50 insider sell-offs equivalent to 2,401,528 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has a Current Ratio of 0.59. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 215.92, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 68.35, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 21.12. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 114.09 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 32.44.