Shares of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. JPM, +0.48% rose 0.5% and of Citigroup Inc. C, +1.27% gained 1.2% in afternoon trading Monday, while Wells Fargo & Co. WFC, -0.82% declined 0.8%, a day before the banks kick off the fourth-quarter earnings reporting season. The three banks are scheduled to report results before the open. Wells Fargo missed third-quarter earnings expectations, to snap a three-quarter streak of beats; J.P. Morgan has beat profit expectations the past three quarters, and for 18 of the past 19 quarters; and Citigroup beat expectations for the past 19 quarters. Over the past three months, shares of J.P. Morgan have rallied 17.7%, Citigroup have tacked on 14.3% and Wells Fargo have gained 5.8%, while the SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF XLF, +0.51% has climbed 11.5% and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.58% has advanced 10.6%.