JPMorgan Chase



) pushed the Banking industry lower today making it today's featured Banking loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.1%. By the end of trading, JPMorgan Chase fell $1.03 (-3.5%) to $28.38 on average volume. Throughout the day, 44.3 million shares of JPMorgan Chase exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 46.1 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $28.33-$29.15 after having opened the day at $29.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.41. Other company's within the Banking industry that declined today were:

Northern States Financial



), down 27.5%,

Dearborn Bancorp Inc



), down 23.8%,

United Security



), down 12.6%, and

Colony Bankcorp Inc



), down 12.6%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $113.65 billion and is part of the


sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 30.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates JPMorgan Chase as a


. 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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