Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.64% inched 0.77% higher to $40.45 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.58% falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Bank of America Corp. closed $3.04 below its 52-week high ($43.49), which the company achieved on June 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +0.73% fell 0.04% to $158.09, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +0.54% fell 0.64% to $70.00, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +1.48% fell 0.77% to $46.28. Trading volume (42.8 M) remained 4.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 47.1 M.