Shares of Bank of America Corp.
advanced 2.50% to $36.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. Bank of America Corp. closed $0.61 short of its 52-week high ($37.03), which the company achieved on February 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 1.93% to $152.91, Citigroup Inc.
rose 2.13% to $70.38, and Wells Fargo & Co.
rose 1.48% to $37.69. Trading volume (65.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 50.7 M.