Shares of Regions Financial Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202396577/composite RF +5.81% inched 0.65% higher to $20.15 Friday, 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 +3.06% rising 0.01% to 3,901.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 0.03% to 31,261.90. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Regions Financial Corp. closed $5.42 short of its 52-week high ($25.57), which the company reached on February 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.72% fell 1.71% to $33.86, Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC +7.55% fell 0.79% to $41.67, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203416310/composite PNC +4.52% rose 0.79% to $155.98. Trading volume (8.0 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.2 M.