Hottest Financial Stocks Now – LAZ SMFG BBN AINV

LAZ leads financial stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – LAZ SMFG BBN AINV

Financial stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq fell 0.1% and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG): SMFG stock is up 0.8% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Balckrock Build America Trust (BBN): BBN stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Apollo Investment Corp (AINV): AINV stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Marsh & Mclennan Companies (MMC): MMC stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Fortress Investment Group (FIG): FIG stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Administradora De Fondos De Pensiones (PVD): PVD stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp (TYG): TYG stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equit (EXG): EXG stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is down 2.1% today.
  • F.N.B. Corp (FNB): FNB stock is down 1.9% today.
  • International Bancshares Corp (IBOC): IBOC stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Glacier Bancorp (GBCI): GBCI stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc (BAM): BAM stock is down 1.7% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Prudential Financial Inflation Retail (PRU): PRU stock is down 1.6% today.
  • First Bancorp (FBP): FBP stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Columbia Banking System (COLB): COLB stock is down 1.5% 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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