Hottest Financial Stocks Now – APO GBL HOMB FNGN

WLP leads financial stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – APO GBL HOMB FNGN

Financial stocks finished up 0.9% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.7%, the Nasdaq increased 0.8% and the S&P 500 rose 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Apollo Global Management Llc C (APO): APO stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is up 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Home Bancshares (HOMB): HOMB stock is up 3.9% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 3.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Argo Group International Holdings Ltd (AGII): AGII stock is up 3.6% to a new 52-week high of $49.57.
  • First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI): FMBI stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Privatebancorp (PVTB): PVTB stock is up 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • UMB Financial Corp (UMBF): UMBF stock is up 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR): IBKR stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Willis Group Holdings (WSH): WSH stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH): UNH stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG): AJG stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Humana Inc (HUM): HUM stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Lincoln National Corp (LNC): LNC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO): AGO stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc (BAM): BAM stock is down 0.6% 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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