Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PL MBI MET PRU

CBOE leads financial stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PL MBI MET PRU

Financial stocks remained flat so far on Wednesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Protective Life Corp (PL): PL stock is up 18.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • MBIA Inc (MBI): MBI stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Metlife Inc (MET): MET stock is up 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Prudential Financial Inflation Retail (PRU): PRU stock is up 2.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • XL Company Switzerland Gmbh (XL): XL stock is up 1.9% to $32.99, near the 52-week high of $33.12.
  • Lincoln National Corp (LNC): LNC stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cno Financial Group (CNO): CNO stock is up 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • National Penn Bancshares (NPBC): NPBC stock is up 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Stancorp Financial Group (SFG): SFG stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • CBOE Holdings (CBOE): CBOE stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Royal Bank Scotland Group Plc (RBS): RBS stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is down 0.4% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc (BAM): BAM stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Barclays Plc (BCS): BCS stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC): LFC stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Woori Finance Holdings Co Ltd (WF): WF stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Lpl Investment Holdings Inc (LPLA): LPLA stock is down 1.0% 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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