Hottest Financial Stocks Now – MBI RDN AV AFSI

BFR leads financial stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Financial Stocks Now – MBI RDN AV AFSI

Financial stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street so far on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq was up 0.3% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • MBIA Inc (MBI): MBI stock is up 5.9% today.
  • Radian Group Inc (RDN): RDN stock is up 3.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Aviva Plc (AV): AV stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL): TPL stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Primerica Inc (PRI): PRI stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Mgic Investment Corp (MTG): MTG stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Apollo Investment Corp (AINV): AINV stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY): NLY stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Credit Acceptance Corp (CACC): CACC stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Administradora De Fondos De Pensiones (PVD): PVD stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Aetna Inc (AET): AET stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intercontinentalexchange (ICE): ICE stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Alliance Capital Management L.P. (AB): AB stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Evercore Partners Inc (EVR): EVR stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Westpac Banking Corp (WBK): WBK stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH): UNH stock is down 0.9% 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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