Bank Of America Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BAC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $12.23, above its previous 52-week high of $12.20 with 152.7 million shares traded as of 2:31 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 158.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Bank of America has a market cap of $126.75 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 47, above 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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