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Hottest Financial Stocks Now – KB ARCC CEF PGR

KB leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday


Financial stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ares Capital Corp (ARCC): ARCC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Progressive Corp (PGR): PGR stock is up 1.1%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is up 1.3% to a new 52-week high of $46.02.
  • Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): HRG stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY): NLY stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is up 0.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Credit Suisse Group (CS): CS stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Scbt Financial Corp (SCBT): SCBT stock is down 3.3% today.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bgc Partners (BGCP): BGCP stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Keycorp (KEY): KEY stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Privatebancorp (PVTB): PVTB stock is down 2.1% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is down 2.3% today.
  • UMB Financial Corp (UMBF): UMBF stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL): WAL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is down 1.2% 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.

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