Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NSM HNT FBP ASPS

APO leads financial stocks lower on Wednesday

   

Financial stocks rose 0.5% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq was down 0.1% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is up 8.5% today.
  • Health Net Inc (HNT): HNT stock is up 4.6% today.
  • First Bancorp (FBP): FBP stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS): ASPS stock is up 2.2% today.
  • KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is up 2.0% today.
  • ING Group N.V. (ING): ING stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Bank of America Corp (BAC): BAC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Union First Market Bankshares Corp (UBSH): UBSH stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Phh Corp (PHH): PHH stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Apollo Global Management Llc C (APO): APO stock is down 3.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is down 2.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Icici Bank Limited (IBN): IBN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • New York Community Bancorp (NYCB): NYCB stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG): SMFG stock is down 1.4% 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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