JPMorgan Chase delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, as revenue from fixed-income trading rebounded.
JPMorgan's shares moved higher in premarket trading following the announcement.
The biggest bank in the U.S. by assets posted first-quarter earnings of $5.91 billion, or $1.45 per share, from $5.27 billion, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier.
The results included an after-tax charge of $487 million for legal expenses.
Revenue rose to $24.8 billion from $23.86 billion a year ago.
Wall Street had expected the company to deliver quarterly earnings per share of $1.40 on $24.41 billion in revenue, according to consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters.
Shares of the U.S. bank have risen 12 percent over the past 12 months, outpacing the nearly 2 percent drop in the S&P 500's financial sector.
Financials are the second worst performing sector in the S&P so far this year.
-Reuters contributed to this report.