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Bank of America's Single Biggest Hurdle Today

By David Hanson - Apr 20, 2013 at 10:41AM

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What is the biggest drag on B of A's stock price?

Despite more than doubling in value in 2012, shares of Bank of America (BAC -1.71%) still trade at a steep discount to the bank's reported book value. While legal uncertainty clouded the future of the company for years, has the main concern for investors shifted to the bank's inability to grow earnings?

In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer debate what the main drag on the bank's stock is today. 

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