Financial stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street on Friday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Janus Capital Group Inc (JNS): JNS stock is up 37.0% today and up 25.7% in the last month.
- Legg Mason Inc (LM): LM stock is up 5.3% today.
- Blackrock (BLK): BLK stock is up 3.4% today.
- First Republic Bank (FRC): FRC stock is up 3.0% today.
- Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is up 2.9% today.
- Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is up 2.8% today.
- Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is up 2.1% today.
- Alliance Capital Management L.P. (AB): AB stock is up 2.0% today.
- Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund (KYE): KYE stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is up 2.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Chimera Investment Corp (CIM): CIM stock is down 3.5% today.
- Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is down 3.2% today.
- KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is down 3.1% today.
- Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL): TPL stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY): NLY stock is down 1.7% today.
- Umpqua Holdings Corp (UMPQ): UMPQ stock is down 1.1% today.
- Prospect Capital Corp (PSEC): PSEC stock is down 1.4% today.
- Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty Fund Inc (RQI): RQI stock is down 1.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- U.S. Bancorp (USB): USB stock is down 0.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Blackrock Preferred (BTZ): BTZ stock is down 0.7% 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.