Why Bank of America's Shares Are Holding Up So Well

Over the past two weeks, shares of some of the nation's largest banks have taken a beating. JPMorgan Chase's (NYSE: JPM  ) are down 5.6% and Citigroup's (NYSE: C  ) by 6.5%. The one exception is Bank of America (NYSE: BAC  ) , which is roughly flat over the same time period. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor John Maxfield discusses why Bank of America has held up so much better than its peers.

Bank of America's stock doubled in 2012. Is there more yet to come? With significant challenges still ahead, it's critical to have a solid understanding of this megabank before adding it to your portfolio. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on B of A, analysts Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, and Matt Koppenheffer, Financials bureau chief, lift the veil on the bank's operations, including detailing three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Click here now to claim your copy.

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  • Report this Comment On March 28, 2013, at 2:45 PM, DaveMcKeand wrote:

    Stay with it! It's going to 25 in a few years.

  • Report this Comment On March 28, 2013, at 5:55 PM, sluggo47 wrote:

    I am long BAC but I am going sell all of my holdings and wait until the litigation (at least the MBIC) is settled. This is a huge fly in the ointment.

  • Report this Comment On March 28, 2013, at 6:12 PM, ericytao wrote:

    At $12, BAC is still cheap considering the book value, the recovering economy, the Buffet's confidence in the company. $18 by the end of the year is very likely. (disclosure, I own BAC warrants class A and B

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