Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +1.08% advanced 1.44% to $38.68 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 +0.15% rising 0.42% to 4,419.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% rising 0.44% to 35,084.53. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $4.81 short of its 52-week high ($43.49), which the company achieved 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 +1.15% rose 0.86% to $153.00, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +0.42% rose 1.04% to $68.81, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +0.25% rose 2.18% to $46.50. Trading volume (42.8 M) remained 3.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 45.9 M.