Financial stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.1%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.8%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.8% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Home Bancshares (HOMB): HOMB stock is up 2.9% today.
- First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is up 2.7% today.
- Viewpoint Financial Group (VPFG): VPFG stock is up 2.7% today.
- Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): CATY stock is up 2.5% today.
- Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is up 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Umpqua Holdings Corp (UMPQ): UMPQ stock is up 2.4% today.
- Bank of The Ozarks (OZRK): OZRK stock is up 2.3% today.
- Lincoln National Corp (LNC): LNC stock is up 2.3% today.
- Banco Latinoamericano De Comercio (BLX): BLX stock is up 2.3%, marking the ninth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Columbia Banking System (COLB): COLB stock is up 2.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (KYN): KYN stock is down 1.5% today.
- Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is down 1.4% today.
- Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): HRG stock is down 0.9% today.
- Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (ENH): ENH stock is down 0.6% today.
- The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): BX stock is down 0.5% today.
- Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc (CEM): CEM stock is down 0.5% today.
- Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NMR): NMR stock is down 0.5% today.
- Balckrock Build America Trust (BBN): BBN stock is down 0.5% today.
- Administradora De Fondos De Pensiones (PVD): PVD stock is down 0.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (ACG): ACG stock is down 0.4% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.