Here Are the Facts You Need to Understand Bank of America (BAC)

Large-cap finance company Bank of America has moved 4.6% this evening, reaching $27.62 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $32.07.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. The company is based in the United States. Bank of America currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.4%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Bank of America:

  • Bank of America has moved -22.0% over the last year.

  • BAC has a forward P/E ratio of 9.0 based on its EPS guidance of 3.07.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 4.9%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.06.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 0.85

Bank of America Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 44,638,000 nan 44,638,000 805.52
2022 -6,327,000 nan -6,327,000 12.04
2021 -7,193,000 nan -7,193,000 -118.93
2020 37,993,000 nan 37,993,000 -38.5
2019 61,777,000 nan 61,777,000 56.32
2018 39,520,000 nan 39,520,000

Bank of America's free cash flows have a decent average of $28.4 Billion over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 314.8%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 2.1%.

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