Shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.95% inched 0.39% higher to $46.44 Wednesday, 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 +2.47% falling 0.97% to 4,532.76 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% falling 0.96% to 35,028.65. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Bank of America Corp. closed $3.64 short of its 52-week high ($50.08), which the company achieved on January 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +1.41% fell 1.55% to $148.93, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C -0.87% fell 1.62% to $64.24, and Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +0.64% fell 1.98% to $55.57. Trading volume (83.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 47.8 M.