Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CG VRTS UNM HNT

CG leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CG VRTS UNM HNT

Financial stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • The Carlyle Group L.P. (CG): CG stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Unumprovident Corp (UNM): UNM stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Health Net Inc (HNT): HNT stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Primerica Inc (PRI): PRI stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Partnerre Ltd (PRE): PRE stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RY): RY stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Aegon Nv (AEG): AEG stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Toronto Dominion Bank (TD): TD stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS): ASPS stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Bankrate Inc (RATE): RATE stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Stifel Financial Corp (SF): SF stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Fleetcor Technologies (FLT): FLT stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Investors Bancorp (ISBC): ISBC stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Umpqua Holdings Corp (UMPQ): UMPQ stock is down 1.4% today.
  • NBT Bancorp Inc (NBTB): NBTB stock is down 1.3% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is down 1.3% 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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