Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +1.38% advanced 2.32% to $36.67 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.06% rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% rising 1.61% to 32,637.19. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $13.44 below its 52-week high ($50.11), which the company reached on February 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +1.28% rose 1.73% to $129.44, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +1.91% rose 2.64% to $54.09, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +1.91% rose 3.35% to $45.60. Trading volume (59.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 51.1 M.