Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BOFI AMG SMFG NSM

BOFI leads financial stocks higher on Friday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BOFI AMG SMFG NSM

Financial stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.7%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.0% and the S&P 500 was up 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Bofi Holding (BOFI): BOFI stock is up 9.7% today.
  • Affiliated Managers Group (AMG): AMG stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG): SMFG stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Home Loan Servicing Solutions (HLSS): HLSS stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NMR): NMR stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Envestnet Inc (ENV): ENV stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Cigna Corp (CI): CI stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Aviva Plc (AV): AV stock is down 7.0% today.
  • Banco De Chile (BCH): BCH stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK): PUK stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY): NLY stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): BNS stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LYG): LYG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (ACG): ACG stock is down 0.7% today.
  • NBT Bancorp Inc (NBTB): NBTB stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Signature Bank (SBNY): SBNY stock is down 0.9%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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