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

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 208 points (+1.2%) at 18,143 as of Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 161.9 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 342.2 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,301 issues advancing vs. 707 declining with 146 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), which is sporting a 60-cent gain (+0.9%) bringing the stock to $68.74. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 4.54 points or roughly accounting for 2.2% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for JPMorgan Chase currently sits at 8.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 14.5 million shares.

JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $253.73 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 9.3% year-to-date as of Wednesday'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.

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