Hottest Financial Stocks Now – OCN GGAL CBOE OB

OCN leads financial stocks higher on Friday

Financial stocks finished down 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq rose 0.5% and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is up 2.0% today.
  • CBOE Holdings (CBOE): CBOE stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Onebeacon Insurance Group (OB): OB stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pro-Assurance Corp (PRA): PRA stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc (CEM): CEM stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO): AGO stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Marketaxess Holdings (MKTX): MKTX stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Platinum Underwriters Holdings Ltd (PTP): PTP stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • First Interstate Bancsystem (FIBK): FIBK stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Union First Market Bankshares Corp (UBSH): UBSH stock is down 1.5% today.
  • First Bancorp (FBP): FBP stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Washington Federal (WAFD): WAFD stock is down 1.3% today.
  • The Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW): SCHW stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS): ADS stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Regions Financial Corp (RF): RF stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Webster Financial Corp (WBS): WBS stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Flagstar Bancorp (FBC): FBC stock is down 1.2% today.
  • National Penn Bancshares (NPBC): NPBC stock is down 1.2% 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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