Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.39% inched 0.55% higher to $39.97 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.02% rising 0.51% to 4,246.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.36% rising 0.20% to 33,945.58. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $3.52 short of its 52-week high ($43.49), which the company reached on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +0.17% fell 0.15% to $150.21, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +0.18% rose 0.75% to $68.96, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +0.82% rose 0.60% to $43.54. Trading volume (44.0 M) remained 612,438 below its 50-day average volume of 44.6 M.