Shares of Bank of America Corp.
advanced 1.43% to $25.50 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.05% to 3,340.97 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.48% to 27,665.64. Bank of America Corp. closed $10.22 below its 52-week high ($35.72), which the company reached on December 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 1.24% to $101.07, Wells Fargo & Co.
rose 1.34% to $24.27, and Citigroup Inc.
rose 0.10% to $51.00. Trading volume (47.4 M) remained 11.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 59.0 M.