Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 204.0 points (-1.1%) at 18,028 as of Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 149.7 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 360.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 617 issues advancing vs. 2,410 declining with 142 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.10 decline (-1.6%) bringing the stock to $65.37. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 8.33 points or roughly accounting for 4.1% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for JPMorgan Chase currently sits at 8.5 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 15 million shares.

JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $246.68 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 6.2% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.6%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides various financial services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management.

TheStreet Ratings rates JPMorgan Chase as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

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