Bank of America Corp. (BAC)

34.73
0.01 0.03
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 34.72
Open 34.46
Day Low/High 34.46 / 35.08
52 Wk Low/High 26.21 / 35.72
Volume 26.51M
Avg Volume 42.23M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 8.84B
Market Cap 302.81B
EPS 2.80
P/E Ratio 12.46
Div & Yield 0.72 (1.89%)

My Favorites

My three favorite tech stocks for the near and intermediate term remain , and (my Trade of the Week). My two favorite industrial stocks are and . My favorite financial stock is . My favorite ETF is . My favorite takeover speculations are SQ, TWTR an...

Here's Why Bank Stocks Are Sinking Today

Here's Why Bank Stocks Are Sinking Today

Wake up and smell what the Fed is cooking and lower the amount of your portfolio allocated to stocks.

Jim Cramer: Making Sense of the Awkward Situation the Fed and Markets Are In Now

Jim Cramer: Making Sense of the Awkward Situation the Fed and Markets Are In Now

Here's the context you need to be a little more clear-headed and a little less scared than you are.

Establishing Longs

I just established the following longs (in a new managed account): Square $64.96, Goldman Sachs $185.57, Wells Fargo $52.29, Citigroup $62.52, and Bank of America $27.19.

Kass: I View Deutsche Bank as the Next Black Swan in Europe

Kass: I View Deutsche Bank as the Next Black Swan in Europe

DB's shares hit another new low overnight.

Deutsche Bank's Woes are a Positive for U.S. Money Center Bank Stocks

* Large U.S. banks are rapidly gaining share in fixed income trading and retail and corporate lending Deutsche Bank's shares have hit another new low overnight. As I have written in the past, I view as the next Black Swan in Europe: "Like Sears , De...

Jim Cramer: Crack Down Now on Non-Bank Lending

Jim Cramer: Crack Down Now on Non-Bank Lending

It's time for Fed Chair Powell to put his regulatory hat on and stop this nonsense with firm enforcement.

A Look Back on My Trading Week

Of the trading long rentals I took in the market's schmeissing earlier in the week, only a small position in Cisco remains. I expect to continue to hold the add-ons in Twitter , Citigroup , Bank of America , JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo . (These a...

Warren Buffett Gives Bank Stocks His Imprimatur

As mentioned on Wednesday, despite already sizable holdings, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway purchased nearly $14 billion of financial services equities in the most recent quarter: * Bank of America (198 million shares, $5.7 billion) * JPMorgan ...

Brexit Blues and Fed Follies: Market Recon

Brexit Blues and Fed Follies: Market Recon

Investors still fear missing out on a significant year-end rally, despite earnings that appear to be at peak levels and an economy that appears to have reached peak growth.

The Oracle of Omaha Buys JPMorgan

* And puts his imprimatur on the U.S. money center bank stocks "One last thing." -- Lt. Columbo After the close, Berkshire Hathaway announced a new investment position in JPMorgan Chase . Normally I would view this as a non-event but I see this as r...

I Am Poised to Move Back to a Large Short Position

As the market broke down late last month I penned a column, "A Contrarian's Thoughts" (while I unemotionally took on a number of trading long rentals based on the expectation of a possible rally in the S&P Index towards 2800-2850):  "The pessimism i...

A Shopping List of Possible Buys

I am not making a long purchase today.  But if you don't share my ursine market view I would consider the following at current prices: , , all banks ( , , and ), retail ( and ), and .

Market Observations

* Trading unemotionally and opportunistically I aggressively bought into the very large sell program at about 3-3:30 p.m. All I can write is that it was a wild day with possibly one of the largest intraday moves I have ever seen.   These sort of spa...

Whither Bank Stocks?

* I am aggressively using the current weakness in bank stocks to expand my long investment positions * In a fairly valued market, banks represent uncommon value * Bank stocks may be among the best long hedge (I know of) as viewed and measured agains...

Bank Buys Today

My largest buys today were in Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan and Wells Fargo .

Jim Cramer: The Move Out of Regional Banks Is Fed-Fueled

Jim Cramer: The Move Out of Regional Banks Is Fed-Fueled

The shift from regional to national banks is stark.

BankAmerica Third Quarter Review

Let's continue to briefly review the banking industry's third quarter results - its BAC's turn. BankAmerica reported a beat to consensus - coming in at $0.66/share with upside to revenue growth to consumer banking, better credit and improved operati...

Jim Cramer: Is This as Good as It Gets?

Jim Cramer: Is This as Good as It Gets?

Will it be too painful to stick around while you wait for the Fed to change course?

Reiterating a Bullish Long Term Thesis on the Banks

*In a richly valued market banks represent uncommon value I have been following banks and other financial stocks for 40 years. I believe I have "Street Cred" as back in the early 1970s (while getting my MBA at Wharton), as a "Nader Raider" I co-auth...

Stock Pickers Soon Should Find Values Amid Fear-Stoked Wreckage

Stock Pickers Soon Should Find Values Amid Fear-Stoked Wreckage

Big-picture concerns are intensifying selling pressure, which favors bargain hunters in search of individual stocks.

A Low-Risk Way to Play O'Reilly Automotive: Market Recon

A Low-Risk Way to Play O'Reilly Automotive: Market Recon

These options strategies let a trader gain exposure to auto parts stocks, but at greatly reduced risk.

U.S. Stock Futures Weaken as Global Markets Slide on Saudi Tensions

U.S. Stock Futures Weaken as Global Markets Slide on Saudi Tensions

U.S. stocks look set for another volatile session Monday as investors re-set prices in markets all over the world amid amid escalating tensions between Washington and Riyadh over the death of a prominent Saudi journalist in Turkey last month as well as renewed concerns for trade disputes between the U.S. and its major economic partners.

Real Money Rewind: The Big Banks, 2009 to Now

Real Money Rewind: The Big Banks, 2009 to Now

A look back at one of the darkest hours to contextualize Friday's market volatility.

Wells Fargo Reports Decline in Deposits, Loans

Wells Fargo Reports Decline in Deposits, Loans

Wells Fargo beat on quarterly revenue but missed on earnings per share.

Bank Stocks Perk Up After Hours Before Friday Earnings

Bank Stocks Perk Up After Hours Before Friday Earnings

Loans will be a pivotal piece of the picture as major U.S. banks report earnings on Friday.

I Will Be Moving to a Large-Sized Investment Position in the Banks Today and Tomorrow

"Progress is cumulative in science and engineering, but cyclical in finance." -- James Grant, "Money of the Mind: Borrowing and Lending in America from the Civil War to Michael Milken" I will be moving from a small/medium-sized exposure in banks to ...

Banks Remain My Most Favored Sector Along Almost Any Timeframe

I have consistently opined that bank stocks are my most favored investment sector for the next several years. I have thought of the group as investments but the way rates are acting they may also be a trade to the upside. When I went "all out" and l...

The Big Theme in This Market Right Now Is Rotation

The Big Theme in This Market Right Now Is Rotation

The challenge of this sort of action is that individual stock picking is at a disadvantage.