J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased JPM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that JPM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of JPM was $43.63, representing a -6.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.49 and a 41.52% increase over the 52 week low of $30.83.
JPM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). JPM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.82. Zacks Investment Research reports JPM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 11.85%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JPM Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to JPM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JPM as a top-10 holding:
- RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 16.39% over the last 100 days. RWW has the highest percent weighting of JPM at 8.55%.
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