Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.45% advanced 3.86% to $41.69 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 +0.63% rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.49% rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $1.80 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 Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +0.61% rose 3.38% to $161.18, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +0.40% rose 3.87% to $70.88, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +1.21% rose 1.53% to $47.80. Trading volume (49.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 46.8 M.