Shares of Regions Financial Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202396577/composite RF -0.72% inched 0.33% higher to $21.34 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.30% rising 2.47% to 4,287.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.20% rising 1.85% to 33,916.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Regions Financial Corp. closed $4.23 below its 52-week high ($25.57), which the company reached on February 16th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC +0.12% rose 1.54% to $36.81, Wells Fargo & Co. /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite WFC -1.28% rose 1.32% to $45.17, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203416310/composite PNC -0.85% rose 0.38% to $171.08. Trading volume (9.3 M) remained 990,552 below its 50-day average volume of 10.3 M.