Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BMA GGAL BFR ANAT

BMA leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BMA GGAL BFR ANAT

Financial stocks rose 0.6% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.4%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is up 17.4% today and up 29.5% in the last month.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is up 14.8% today.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 15.7% today and up 23.3% in the last month.
  • American National Insurance (ANAT): ANAT stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 4.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barclays Plc (BCS): BCS stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Icici Bank Limited (IBN): IBN stock is up 2.6% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR): CFR stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Ameriprise Financial Services (AMP): AMP stock is up 2.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is down 8.5% today.
  • Humana Inc (HUM): HUM stock is down 5.0% today.
  • Renaissancere Holdings Ltd (RNR): RNR stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Global Payments Inc (GPN): GPN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Aflac Incorporated (AFL): AFL stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Cigna Corp (CI): CI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Aetna Inc (AET): AET stock is down 1.7% today.
  • UBS Ag (UBS): UBS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Willis Group Holdings (WSH): WSH stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is down 1.1% 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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