How to buy JP Morgan (JPM) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in JP Morgan shares.

JPMorgan Chase & Co
+$0.85 (+0.56%)

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is a leading banks-diversified business based in the US. It opened the day at $151.85 after a previous close of $150.93. During the day the price has varied from a low of $150.77 to a high of $152.84. The latest price was $151.1 (25 minute delay). JP Morgan is listed on the NYSE and employs 260,110 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in JP Morgan

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: JPM in this case.
  5. Research JP Morgan shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your JP Morgan shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted JP Morgan's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, JP Morgan's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $166.44, which is 18.40% up on its pre-crash value of $135.81 and 116.41% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $76.91.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of JP Morgan shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $592.73 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,248.30.

JP Morgan share price (NYSE:JPM)

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JP Morgan shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Previous close$150.93
Change %0.1126%
Information last updated 2021-07-23.
52-week range$88.8538 - $166.4806
50-day moving average$155.6009
200-day moving average$150.8904
Wall St. target price$167.23
PE ratio10.0694
Dividend yield$3.6 (2.36%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$14.989
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Fees for buying 5x JP Morgan shares with popular platforms

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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $200 £2.75
£551.84 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £5.49
£554.59 total
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£551.57 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.99
£550.09 total
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£551.86 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £17.46
£566.55 total
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£565.34 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £16.38
£565.48 total
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Is it a good time to buy JP Morgan stock?

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JP Morgan price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $151.1

1 month (2021-06-23) -0.01%
3 months (2021-04-23) 0.61%

Is JP Morgan under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

P/E ratio

JP Morgan's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, JP Morgan shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

PEG ratio

JP Morgan's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3093. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into JP Morgan's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


Revenue TTM $128.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 46.91%
Gross profit TTM $102.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.39%
Return on equity TTM 17.37%
Profit margin 37.18%
Book value $84.85
Market capitalisation $451 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell JP Morgan shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "JPM.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 19.2 million JP Morgan shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 7.5% down from 20.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting JP Morgan shares can be evaluated.

Short interest ratio (SIR)

JP Morgan's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of JP Morgan shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of JP Morgan shares traded daily (recently around 16.1 million). JP Morgan's SIR currently stands at 1.19. In other words for every 100,000 JP Morgan shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1190 shares are currently held short.

However JP Morgan's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of JP Morgan shares, or, against the total number of tradable JP Morgan shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case JP Morgan's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 JP Morgan shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0065% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable JP Morgan shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against JP Morgan.

Find out more about how you can short JP Morgan stock.

Environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like JP Morgan.

Total ESG risk score

JP Morgan's total ESG risk: 24.51

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and JP Morgan's overall score of 24.51 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 29th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like JP Morgan is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Environmental score

JP Morgan's environmental score: 1.16/100

JP Morgan's environmental score of 1.16 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that JP Morgan is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

JP Morgan's social score: 12.45/100

JP Morgan's social score of 12.45 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that JP Morgan is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

JP Morgan's governance score: 7.4/100

JP Morgan's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that JP Morgan is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

JP Morgan's controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, JP Morgan scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that JP Morgan hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

JPMorgan Chase & Co was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 24.51
Total ESG percentile 28.52
Environmental score 1.16
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 12.45
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 7.4
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 3

JP Morgan share dividends


Dividend yield: 2.36% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 2.36% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 23.06% of net profits

JP Morgan has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.36% of its share value annually.

JP Morgan has paid out, on average, around 23.06% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.36% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 2.36% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In JP Morgan's case, that would currently equate to about $3.6 per share.

While JP Morgan's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

JP Morgan's most recent dividend payout was on 30 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have JP Morgan's shares ever split?

JP Morgan's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 11 June 2000. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your JP Morgan shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for JP Morgan shares which in turn could have impacted JP Morgan's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, JP Morgan's shares have ranged in value from as little as $88.8538 up to $166.4806. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JPM.US volatility(beta: 1.18)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while JP Morgan's is 1.1801. This would suggest that JP Morgan's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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