Analysts rate JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM:NYE) with a Buy, $178 Target

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Analysts rate JP Morgan Chase & Co. with a Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $178.13 per share.

Piper Sandler maintained JP Morgan Chase & Co. with an Overweight rating and lowered the target price from $187 to $165 on the company’s stock.

Based on the JPMorgan Chase & Co stock forecasts from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for JPMorgan Chase & Co is USD 178.13 over the next 12 months. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s average analyst rating is Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of JPMorgan Chase & Co is Bullish, which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s stock price was USD 135.91. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s stock price has changed by -4.96% over the past week, +1.51% over the past month and -11.53% over the last year.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Consumer & Community Banking (CCB), Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB), Commercial Banking (CB), and Asset & Wealth Management (AWM). JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1799 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk-adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk-adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on a total return basis, for investors seeking high-income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered a better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered a better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered a better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above the median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers’ median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on a cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering buying.

 

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