Bank of America Corp (BAC)

25.99
0.52 2.00
NYSE
Prev Close 25.47
Open 25.34
Day Low/High 25.26 / 26.19
52 Wk Low/High 17.95 / 35.72
Volume 46.98M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 8664.10B
Market Cap 219.98B
P/E Ratio 12.27
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

My Recent Moves

I thought it might be helpful to briefly summarize some of my more meaningful moves in the market over the last few weeks: * I eliminated Goldman Sachs around $240 (my year end 2020 target price) and reduced the size of my , and longs. Lower interes...

This Regional Bank Offers Safe Investment for Dividend Seekers

This Regional Bank Offers Safe Investment for Dividend Seekers

New York Community Bancorp hides under the radar when compared to major players, but offers a high yield to investors.

See the Dividend Forest for the Trees With This Bank Stock

See the Dividend Forest for the Trees With This Bank Stock

Bank OZK, previously Bank of the Ozarks, offers a dividend yield of 3.7%.

6 Favorite Financials: Value Stocks to Take to the Bank

6 Favorite Financials: Value Stocks to Take to the Bank

These undervalued names fit well in a diversified portfolio.

3 Reasons Why Apple Will Continue to Shine

3 Reasons Why Apple Will Continue to Shine

This trio of reasons plus a chart that remains in a bull channel all point to a stock that should continue to outperform the markets in 2020.

Liquid

For those that are keeping score, I am very liquid today... Longs: , , , , , ,   , , , , and Shorts: , , , , , , , , , and __________ Long FDX (large), GLD (small), KSS, KHC (large), PZZA, TWTR (large), VIAC (large), M (large), GE (small), C, BAC, W...

Kass: Apple Is the Most Consequential Investment That Warren Buffett Ever Made

Kass: Apple Is the Most Consequential Investment That Warren Buffett Ever Made

Consider that The Oracle is currently 89 years old - and that he made his single best portfolio investment in over a half century at 87 years old!

Berkshire Hathaway's Purchase of Apple Shares May Be Viewed as the Most Consequential Investment That Buffett Has Ever Made...

* It is also probably the greatest investment ever made of a publicly-listed company in history - in either profits in absolute dollar terms or whether based on a time-weighted percentage return * Berkshire Hathaway has made about $43 billion on its...

Banks... It's an Issue of Timing Now

* With a less favorable reward vs. risk ratio, banks are less attractive over the near term I continue to increase my effective cash position and to reduce my gross exposure in this uncertain and elevated equity market. I have been adding to my shor...

5 Big Values in Small Bank Stocks

5 Big Values in Small Bank Stocks

There are attractive opportunities in 2020 among lesser-known regional banks.

Jim Cramer: In the U.S./China Deal, the Engagement Camp Won

Jim Cramer: In the U.S./China Deal, the Engagement Camp Won

I have been among the most wary of China and its ability to change. I remain that way. But the U.S. got more than I ever thought.

Trades

Besides and puts, no trades today.

Bank Changes

Yesterday I shorted JP Morgan (at an average price of about $139.65) to hedge out a portion of my , and investments - which could be subject to a price correction in the weeks ahead. Yesterday and today I pared down C and BAC as they approach within...

Reduced BAC

Like Citigroup , Bank of America is trading within 10% of my year end 2020 price target - accordingly I reduced further, on pre-market strength, (but I am still medium-sized where I plan to stay) this name. Q4 results for BAC were better than expect...

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

One concern for traders and investors would be that the good cheer created by the development of this Phase One deal, as well as actions taken by the FOMC, are nearing or at the point where the headline risk points in the other direction.

Target Provides an Excuse for Selling but Underlying Support Remains Very Strong

Target Provides an Excuse for Selling but Underlying Support Remains Very Strong

Earnings reports are solid but this overbought market is looking for a good reason to consolidate a big move.

China Trade Headline Pulls Market Back to Reality

China Trade Headline Pulls Market Back to Reality

What appeared as a day ready to take gains higher was knocked off balance by old news.

JPM Short

As I mentioned in my post, I expect some profit taking in the banks stocks - even in light of slightly better than expected fourth quarter reports. Upon review of its earnings report, I have taken a small trading short in JP Morgan at $139.20 (in pr...

The Outlook for Citigroup (and the Money Center Banks)

--I approach this group with some near-term caution after outsized gains (of between +40% and +50%) in 2019 --Small earnings beats might be met with modest profit taking --Citigroup and my other money center bank holdings are now within 10% of my ye...

Market Melt-Up Appears the Mantra for Now

Market Melt-Up Appears the Mantra for Now

There are multiple reasons to be wary of the market at these levels, and to be concerned about potential of rising inflation.

Bank of America Cut at BMO

Jim Cramer: 3 Reasons Why This China Trade Deal Has Teeth

Jim Cramer: 3 Reasons Why This China Trade Deal Has Teeth

This is a market that thrives on certainty. We got it Friday.

Can We Make Some More Lemonade Out of Lululemon?

Can We Make Some More Lemonade Out of Lululemon?

LULU is reporting on Wednesday night, and here's how to play it on earnings.

Jim Cramer: Why Yesterday's Hot Stock Is Today's Dud

Jim Cramer: Why Yesterday's Hot Stock Is Today's Dud

The purpose is not to shake you out, although it can feel like that; here's what's really going on.

I've Sold My Entire Boeing Stake

* I am calling an audible based on the Seattle Times report and management's apparent "slow play" on the fuselage damage during a stress test * The optics are poor * Though downside seems limited, Boeing may become even more of a "show me" stock, wi...

Take 19: My Takeaways

* The 19th nervous breakdown!  * Market breadth was -400 decliners over advancers. (There was a $2.2 billion market on close-sell program.) * The market more than halved its losses from the early afternoon lows. * Bonds rallied and yields dropped by...

Recap of Recent Actions

A reminder that I recently: * (Reluctantly) pared back my very large positions in Citigroup , Bank of America and Wells Fargo to medium in size  * Eliminated Facebook * Reduced from very large to medium in size in Alphabet and Amazon

Jim Cramer: Buybacks in the Cyclical Stocks Are Helping Push This Strength

Jim Cramer: Buybacks in the Cyclical Stocks Are Helping Push This Strength

Caterpillar is a prime example.

Paring Down My Bank Stock Holdings Now

* Reluctantly and given the strong price performance of the last few months With the move this week and given the strong follow through today (producing high relative strength readings), I am reluctantly reducing my very large holdings in , , and to...

No Longer Waiting for This Bank's Recovery

I have sold my speculative Deutsche Bank shares (for a very small profit) and I am taking the stock off of my Best Ideas List. The proximate reason for the sale was my analysis of the bank over the past weekend following the Wednesday report of a $9...