Here’s Why These Stocks are in the Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Select Energy Services, Inc. (WTTR)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) shares ended at $105.34 with 10.84 mln shares exchanging hands. That puts the market capitalization at $344.77 bln. It opened the session with a $104.5 price tag, later ranging from $104.46 to $105.87, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock stands nearly -11.66% off versus the 52-week high and 15.62% away from the 52-week low. The number of shares currently owned by investors are 3.27 bln.

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $115.66 on the shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM). The consensus rating is 2.3, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. Current price places the company’s stock -2.5% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 2.3%, away from the 50-day average and also 0.88% away from 20-day average.

For this year, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is performing 7.91%. Over the past five trading sessions it is 2.3%; 2.67% for the month; 4.95% for the last quarter; -7.94% for the past six-months; and -9.38% for the last 12 months. The last close places the company’s stock about $13.9 off its 52 week high of $119.24 and $14.23 above the 52 week low of $91.11.

Select Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:WTTR) closed up +0.1 points or 0.91% at $11.1 with 0.94 mln shares exchanging hands. Current price level places the company’s stock about -37.85% from the 52-week high and 83.47% away from the 52-week low. The consensus rating is 1.8, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company’s future prospects.

Select Energy Services, Inc. (WTTR) opened the session with a $10.97 price tag, later ranging from $10.96 to $11.22, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock stands nearly $6.89 off versus the 52-week high of $17.86 and $4.92 above the 52-week low of $6.05. The number of shares currently owned by investors are 106.76 mln. The current price change puts the market capitalization at $1.19 bln.

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Select Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:WTTR) are 9.36%; 24.86% for the month; 32.3% for the last quarter; -8.72% for the past six-months; and -18.98% for the last 12 months. The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. Current price places the company’s stock -2.72% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 25.19%, away from the 50-day average and also 11.56% away from 20-day average. The stock is performing 75.63% year to date.