JP Morgan Chase reveals first-quarter profit jumped to $8.7bn

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Shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) traded up 1.32% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $88.15. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 23.99% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. JPM outperformed the S&P500 by 12.44%.

Cue Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Medley Cap Corp (MCC) by 77.12% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

In related news, insider Peter Scher sold 26,532 shares of JPMorgan Chase stock in a transaction on Friday, January 19th. The major banks company reported $699.98 million value for the 2017Q4. It has underperformed by 58.44% the S&P500. Now the institutional investor is holding 6.55M shares, compared to the 6.24 million from the previous quarter.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on JPM. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, September 7 by Nomura. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, January 8. On Thursday, December 21 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $5 target in Wednesday, February 7 report. (NYSE:JPM) for 212,968 shares. JPMorgan Chase accounts for about 11.1% of Greenhaven Associates Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Wells Fargo set a $120.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th.

During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.88. It's up 0.45, from 1.55 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 38 investors sold FDS shares while 127 reduced holdings.

Tangible book value per share up 4% to $54.05. (NYSE:FDS). Fiduciary Mngmt Wi invested 0.29% in FactSet Research Systems Inc.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first published by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. 70,760 were reported by Cwh Capital. Asset Management Incorporated owns 288,317 shares. Stifel stated it has 25,200 shares. The Missouri-based Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. has invested 0.92% in the stock. Moreover, Parsec Finance Management has 0.1% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. BACON ASHLEY sold $1.84 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPM had 9 insider sales and 1 buying transaction since October 25, 2017.

There were some concerns about JPMorgan's credit quality, however. (NYSE:JPM). Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com holds 2.64% or 86,752 shs. The insider Friedman Stacey sold 2,099 shares worth $214,019. Petno Douglas B also sold $5.43M worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Counsel Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 2,321 shares. Its up 1.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 55 investors sold JPM shares while 802 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. (NYSE:JPM). Kistler reported 16,431 shares.

Rising interest rates helped JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, but not Wells Fargo, which continues to struggle under the weight of several scandals and investigations. Wellington Shields Capital Management Ltd Co has 1.45% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Martin Currie Limited owns 182,158 shs. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in JPMorgan Chase by 3.4% in the third quarter. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Lc reported 0.22% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. 48,344 JPMorgan Chase & Co. NYSE:JPM Future Profit Apr 13th 18 Future outlook is an important aspect when you're looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Guardian Life Insur Co Of America has 11,396 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Ruffer Limited Liability Partnership holds 797,073 shs or 3.47% of its capital. 1832 Asset Management Limited Partnership reported 0.91% stake.

For Wells, the negative is fairly clear: The bank confirmed that federal regulators have proposed a $1 billion settlement in connection with the bank's alleged auto insurance and mortgage lending abuses.

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