Analyzing the Insider Data for Bank of America Corporation (BAC)


Putnam Investments Llc sold 4.16M shares as Bank Of America Corp (BAC)'s stock declined 6.00%. The Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc holds 340,833 shares with $42.12M value, down from 482,480 last quarter. Bank Amer Corp now has $303.11B valuation. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 2.54% which for the month reaches 2.57%. About 145.66M shares traded or 110.03% up from the average.

News stories about Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Deere & Company had 104 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, January 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, December 21 by Atlantic Securities. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Neutral" on Monday, December 28. The firm has a market cap of $293,100.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.06, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.31. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 25 by Credit Suisse. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, February 16. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 41% are positive.

Bank of America Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 for the September 2017 versus $0.41 in the same quarter a year ago, representing 17% growth. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of BAC in report on Tuesday, July 18 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 6. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned "Buy" rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, September 1. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, June 6.

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In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 24 Buys and 1 Sell among 32 analysts. The original version of this article can be read at

Bank of America Corp (BAC) opened at $29.06 on Tuesday. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.71%. Sunbelt Secs Incorporated has 1.38% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) for 30,259 shares. Wells Fargo & Company initiated coverage on shares of Bank of America in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Cohen Capital reported 24,984 shares. Signalpoint Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 53,159 shares. Bank of America Corp has a twelve month low of $21.02 and a twelve month high of $28.72. Guardian Life Co Of America owns 22,513 shares or 0.08% of their United States portfolio. Assetmark holds 0% or 12 shares. It dived, as 79 investors sold BAC shares while 543 reduced holdings. Pillar Pacific Capital Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 42,797 shares. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 22,191 shares. They expect this year's earnings to rise 20.67% year-over-year to $1.81, followed by 17.68% growth in the next year to $2.13. Argent holds 0.26% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) or 26,029 shares.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. Moreover, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has 1.14% invested in the company for 147,893 shares. 64 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc sold 141,647 shares as Deere & Co. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems invested in 0.27% or 739,362 shares. Huntington Bancshares owns 44,073 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Minerva Advisors Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 29,816 shares. Corecommodity Management Ltd Llc invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Melrose Industries PLC (LON:MRO). Quantitative Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Bank of America in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $108,585,000. The volume of BAC witnessed a shift from 136.51 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 66.81 million shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Co has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Hm Payson & Company holds 0.01% in Melrose Industries PLC (LON:MRO) or 27,260 shares. Utd Service Automobile Association reported 456,980 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Nomura Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.67 million shares or 0.55% of all its holdings. National Bank Of The Ozarks reported 75,001 shares. (NYSE:FII). 265,870 are held by Cypress Capital Mngmt Lc.

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 2.45 million shares in the last trade.

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