Regions Financial and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Among Most Active Stocks in NYSE Pre-Market

By Christopher Witrak  OCT 23, 2012 9:35 AM

Bank of America was down this morning.


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the NYSE were Regions Financial (NYSE:RF), SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) as of 9:20 a.m. EDT.

Investors traded 5.45 million shares of Regions Financial, which was down $0.64, or 9.04%. Regions Financial reported third quarter financial results. Its net income increased from $101 million, or $0.08 per share, in the prior-year quarter to $301 million, or $0.21 per share.

Investors exchanged 4.26 million shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which was down $1.43, or 1.00%. (Also see: Pre-Market Primer: Stocks Fall Despite Positive Housing Trends; Apple to Unveil New iPad.)

Investors also traded 2.7 million shares of Bank of America, which was down $0.12, or 1.26%. According to Bloomberg, Bank of America CEO Brian T. Moynihan stated that Bank of America has the "top capital" among its peers and is capable of paying a bigger dividend. 

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