Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +1.58% inched 0.12% higher to $40.50 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $2.99 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 Friday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +1.35% fell 0.26% to $157.68, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +1.22% fell 0.06% to $69.96, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +0.66% rose 0.41% to $46.47. Trading volume (92.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 46.9 M.