Hottest Financial Stocks Now – EV OAK COF LAZ

CNS leads financial stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – EV OAK COF LAZ

Financial stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.4% higher, the Nasdaq increased 0.7% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Eaton Vance Corp (EV): EV stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Oaktree Capital Group Llc (OAK): OAK stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Capital One Financial Corp (COF): COF stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Discover Financial Services (DFS): DFS stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is up 1.3% to $110.87, near the 52-week high of $111.01.
  • Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO): AGO stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Mastercard Inc (MA): MA stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Zions Bancorporation (ZION): ZION stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Cohn & Steers Inc (CNS): CNS stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ares Capital Corp (ARCC): ARCC stock is down 1.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Fbl Financial Group (FFG): FFG stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Icici Bank Limited (IBN): IBN stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • MBIA Inc (MBI): MBI stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR): IBKR stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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