Shares of Bank of America Corp.
advanced 2.14% to $39.18 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.09% to 4,180.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.67% to 34,043.49. Bank of America Corp. closed $1.20 below its 52-week high ($40.38), which the company reached on April 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 1.91% to $150.19, Citigroup Inc.
rose 2.25% to $71.38, and Wells Fargo & Co.
rose 2.72% to $43.86. Trading volume (48.5 M) remained 6.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 55.2 M.