Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PFG HMN SIGI FBP

FII leads financial stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PFG HMN SIGI FBP

Financial stocks fell broadly on Wall Street on Friday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%, the Nasdaq was down 0.7% and the S&P 500 declined 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG): PFG stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Selective Insurance Group (SIGI): SIGI stock is up 2.9% today.
  • First Bancorp (FBP): FBP stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • General Electric Company (GE): GE stock is up 0.8% today.
  • First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI): FMBI stock is up 0.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Old Republic International Corp (ORI): ORI stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Federated Investors (FII): FII stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Reinsurance Group of America Inc (RGA): RGA stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is down 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Visa Inc (V): V stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Mastercard Inc (MA): MA stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Chubb Corp (CB): CB stock is down 3.0% today.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Flagstar Bancorp (FBC): FBC stock is down 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is down 2.0% today.
  • The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): BX stock is down 2.5%, marking the third 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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