The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) is trading down 50 points (-0.4%) at 11,816 as of Monday, Dec 19, 2011, 12:35 p.m. ET. During this time, 387.1 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 896.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 859 issues advancing vs. 2,080 declining with 101 unchanged.

Holding back the Dow today is

JPMorgan Chase

(NYSE:

JPM

), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.19 decline (-3.7%) bringing the stock to $30.70. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 9.01 points or roughly accounting for 18% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for JPMorgan Chase currently sits at 23.4 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 46.3 million shares.

JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $120.68 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are down 24.8% year to date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.1%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates JPMorgan Chase as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

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