Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
inched 0.75% higher to $156.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.77% to 4,128.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.89% to 33,800.60. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. JPMorgan Chase & Co. closed $5.41 short of its 52-week high ($161.69), which the company achieved on March 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Bank of America Corp.
rose 0.73% to $39.99, Citigroup Inc.
rose 0.12% to $72.42, and Wells Fargo & Co.
rose 1.17% to $40.50. Trading volume (12.1 M) remained 2.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 14.6 M.