Bank Of America Trades Near 52-Week High

Correction: The original version of this story erroneously reported that Bank of America hit a 52-week low.

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) was trading near a 52-week high on Monday as it changed hands at $9.49, with 19 million shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 133.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Bank of America has a market cap of $102.06 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 69.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services to individual consumers, small-and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 24.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of America as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. You can view the full Bank of America Ratings Report.

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