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JPMorgan Chase

(JPM) - Get Report

reported third-quarter earnings of $4.4 billion, or $1.01 per share, up from a profit of $3.6 billion, 82 cents a share, in the same period last year.

The average estimate of analysts polled by

Thomson Reuters

was for earnings of 88 cents a share on revenue of $24.5 billion in the September-ended quarter.

The stock closed Tuesday's regular session at $40.40, up 1.7%, ahead of the report. Year-to-date, the shares are down a little less than 5%.

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