Bank of America and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Among Most Active Stocks in NYSE Pre-Market

By Christopher Witrak  OCT 17, 2012 9:15 AM

iShares Russell 2000 Index was up this morning.


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the NYSE were Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), and iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) as of 9:00 a.m. EDT.

Investors traded 12.88 million shares of Bank of America, which was down $0.04, or 0.42%. According to Bloomberg, Bank of America reported its third-quarter profit dropped 95% on litigation expenses and an accounting charge tied to the firm's debt. Net income fell to $340 million, or zero cents per diluted share, in the third quarter compared to $6.2 billion, or $0.56 per diluted share, in the prior-year quarter.

Investors exchanged 1.69 million shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which was up $0.30, or 0.21%. Investors also traded 994,180 shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index, which was up $0.26, or 0.31%. (See also Pre-Market Primer: Builders Step Up Construction and Spain Avoids the European Junk Pile.)

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