Dow Jones Industrial Average



) is trading up 24 points (+0.2%) at 12,780 as of Thursday, Jan 26, 2012, 10:35 a.m. ET. During this time, 238.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 818.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,674 issues advancing vs. 1,140 declining with 122 unchanged.

Holding back the Dow today is

Bank of America Corporation



), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a one-cent decline (-0.1%) bringing the stock to $7.34. Volume for Bank of America Corporation currently sits at 107.2 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 271.9 million shares.

Bank of America Corporation has a market cap of $73.89 billion and is part of the


sector and


industry. Shares are up 32.2% year to date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 0.5%.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial services to individuals, small- and middle-market businesses, corporations, and governments primarily in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 729, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of America Corporation as a


. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.