1. As of noon trading, Bank of America Corporation ( BAC) is up $0.29 (2.7%) to $10.87 on average volume Thus far, 71.2 million shares of Bank of America Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 149.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.64-$10.87 after having opened the day at $10.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.58.

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. Bank of America Corporation has a market cap of $113.6 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 89.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Bank of America Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of America Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Bank of America Corporation Ratings Report now.

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