Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BX RATE ADS DFS

BX leads financial stocks higher on Friday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BX RATE ADS DFS

Financial stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.5% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): BX stock is up 3.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bankrate Inc (RATE): RATE stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS): ADS stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Discover Financial Services (DFS): DFS stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Fleetcor Technologies (FLT): FLT stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • MBIA Inc (MBI): MBI stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is up 2.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Credit Acceptance Corp (CACC): CACC stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • American Express Company (AXP): AXP stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Goldman Sachs Group (GS): GS stock is up 2.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (ACG): ACG stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN): CFFN stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Blackrock Enhanced Dividend Achievers (BDJ): BDJ stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Arch Capital Group Ltd (ACGL): ACGL stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Symetra Financial Corp (SYA): SYA stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Renaissancere Holdings Ltd (RNR): RNR stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund (UTF): UTF stock is down 0.3% today.
  • The Nasdaq Omx Group (NDAQ): NDAQ stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd (MRH): MRH stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Onebeacon Insurance Group (OB): OB stock is down 0.2% 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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