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Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BOFI WBK ASPS AFSI

BOFI leads financial stocks higher on Friday


Financial stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.4%, the Nasdaq fell 0.3% and the S&P 500 declined 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Bofi Holding (BOFI): BOFI stock is up 7.0% today.
  • Westpac Banking Corp (WBK): WBK stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS): ASPS stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Ims Health Holdings Inc. (IMS): IMS stock is up 0.4% today and up 60.5% in the last month.
  • Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Allied World Assurance Company (AWH): AWH stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Validus Holdings (VR): VR stock is up 0.4% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is up 0.3% today.
  • XL Company Switzerland Gmbh (XL): XL stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM): JPM stock is down 4.4% today.
  • China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC): LFC stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is down 3.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is down 3.6% today.
  • The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): BX stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Evercore Partners Inc (EVR): EVR stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is down 3.1% today.
  • KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR): KKR stock is down 3.1% today.
  • KKR Financial (KFN): KFN stock is down 3.2% today.

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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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/04/hottest-financial-stocks-now-bofi-wbk-asps-afsi-bofi-wbk-asps/.

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