By the Numbers

Earnings Preview: JPMorgan Chase

JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase, the first of the large U.S. banks to report quarterly results in 2010, will kick off the earnings season for financials before the bell on Friday, January 15. The current average estimate stands at 61 cents per share compared to last year's gain of 7 cents.

What follows are some facts and figures on how JPMorgan shares traded in the most recent earnings reports. 

JPMorgan Chase

  • Beat revenue estimates for 3 straight quarters and 5 of the past 8

  • Beat EPS estimates for 7 straight quarters 

  • Beat annual EPS estimates for 4 of the past 5 years

  • Dollar impact? In 2008, 26% of revenue derived from outside the United States

  • JPMorgan shares are up 7% in 2010, and 180% since the March low

  • Competitors' Performance in 2010: Bank of America +12%, Wells Fargo +7%, Citigroup +6%, Morgan Stanley +5% and Goldman Sachs -0.2%

  • JPMorgan shares reached a 52-week high of $47.47 on 10/14/09

  • The company's shares are currently trading 5.1% above their 50-day moving average

Stock Performance By The Numbers

  • In 9 of the last 10 earnings reports, JPMorgan shares trended down within 30 days, posting an average loss of 6% (

Financials Sector:

  • Leads the way so far in 2010, up 6%
  • Leaders year-to-date: Zions Bancorp +30%, Marshall & Ilsley +28% and Regions Financial +24%

Earning Estimates' Source: CNBC & Thomson Reuters

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