Hottest Financial Stocks Now – WLP HTGC CACC CG

WLP leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – WLP HTGC CACC CG

Financial stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.1%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.2% and the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is up 1.8% to $110.32, near the 52-week high of $110.03.
  • Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC): HTGC stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Credit Acceptance Corp (CACC): CACC stock is up 1.3% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • The Carlyle Group L.P. (CG): CG stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK): PUK stock is up 1.1%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Calamos Convertible and High (CHY): CHY stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Aetna Inc (AET): AET stock is up 1.0% to a new 52-week high of $82.92.
  • Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL): TPL stock is up 1.0% today.
  • KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR): KKR stock is up 0.9%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lpl Investment Holdings Inc (LPLA): LPLA stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Viewpoint Financial Group (VPFG): VPFG stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Marketaxess Holdings (MKTX): MKTX stock is down 1.8%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hancock Holding Company (HBHC): HBHC stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Bancorpsouth Inc (BXS): BXS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • United Bankshares (UBSI): UBSI stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Privatebancorp (PVTB): PVTB stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Cna Financial Corp (CNA): CNA stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN): CFFN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is down 1.6% 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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