Bank of America

Bank Of America

Coordinates: 35°13′36.41″N 80°50′33.57″E / 35.2267806°N 80.8426583°E / 35.2267806; 80.8426583

Bank of America Corporation
Type Public
Traded as NYSE: BAC
BMV: BAC
LSE: BAC
TYO: 8648
Dow Jones Component
S&P 500 Component
Industry Banking, Financial services
Predecessor(s) Bank America
NationsBank
Founded 1998 (1904 as Bank of Italy) (1998 (1904 as Bank of Italy))
Headquarters Bank of America Corporate Center
100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Charles O. Holliday
(Chairman)
Brian T. Moynihan
(President & CEO)
Products Credit cards, consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, private equity, wealth management
Revenue US$ 115.07 billion (2011)
Operating income US$ 0-230 million (2011)
Net income US$ 01.446 billion (2011)
Total assets US$ 02.129 trillion (2011)
Total equity US$ 230.10 billion (2011)
Employees 272,600 (2011)
Divisions Bank of America Home Loans, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Subsidiaries Merrill Lynch, U.S. Trust Corporation
Website BankofAmerica.com
References:

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second-largest bank holding company in the United States by assets. Bank of America serves clients through 5,600 branches and 16,200 ATMs in more than 150 countries and has a relationship with 99% of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83% of the Fortune Global 500. The company is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and a component of both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

As of 2010, Bank of America is the fifth-largest company in the United States by total revenue, as well as the third-largest non-oil company in the U.S. (after Walmart and General Electric). In 2010, Forbes listed Bank of America as the 3rd biggest company in the world.

The bank's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch made Bank of America the world's largest wealth management corporation and a major player in the investment banking market.

The company held 12.2% of all bank deposits in the United States as of August 2009, and is one of the Big Four banks in the United States, along with Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo—its main competitors. Bank of America operates in all 50 states of the U.S., the District of Columbia and more than 40 other countries. It has a retail banking footprint that covers approximately 80 percent of the U.S. population and serves approximately 57 million consumer and small business relationships at 5,600 banking centers and 16,200 ATMs.

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