NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- JPMorgan Chase ( JPM) 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%. Follow JPMorgan's earnings conference call on Wednesday morning via TheStreet's live blog.