Shares of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) ended Wednesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.08 points or 0.52% at $15.38 with 66.08 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $15.36, the shares hit an intraday low of $15.15 and an intraday high of $15.39 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $159.03 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 10.20 billion shares.
Bank of America Corp (BAC) on September 19, 2016 announced new environmental operations goals to be met by 2020, including plans to go carbon neutral. This announcement supports the bank’s continued efforts to reduce the environmental impacts of its operations. Bank of America will work to reduce location-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 percent, energy use by 40 percent, and water use by 45 percent in its operations across the globe by 2020. In addition, Bank of America has committed to purchasing 100 percent renewable electricity and has joined RE100, a global initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP and part of the We Mean Business Take Action campaign. These new commitments build on the success of the company’s 2015 operations goals and the deployment of its $125 billion environmental business initiative.
“Addressing global issues like climate change and the transition to a sustainable and low-carbon future takes collaboration, innovation and investment,” said Anne Finucane, vice chairman, Bank of America. “The expansion of our operational goals to 2020, achieving carbon neutrality, and the purchase of 100 percent renewable electricity build on our existing environmental commitment and responsible growth strategy. This demonstrates the measurable actions we are taking to reduce our environmental impacts.”
Shares of Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN) ended Wednesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.08 points or 1.84% at $4.43 with 4.91 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $4.41, the shares hit an intraday low of $4.35 and an intraday high of $4.43 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $63.92 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 14.39billion shares.
Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (SAN) provides various retail and commercial banking products and services for individual and corporate clients. The company offers demand and time deposits, and current accounts; mortgages and auto finance, personal loans, and loans to buy durable goods; and debit and credit cards. It also provides cash management, trade finance, financing and custody, and bond and securitization origination services; originates and distributes corporate loans and structured financings; and offers corporate finance services for mergers and acquisitions, equities markets, and investment solutions through derivatives, as well as asset and capital structuring.