Hottest Financial Stocks Now – AF BXS WETF IRE

Financial stocks advanced 0.7% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.7% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Astoria Financial Corp (AF): AF stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Bancorpsouth Inc (BXS): BXS stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Citigroup Inc (C): C stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Greenhill & Co. Inc (GHL): GHL stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE): GLRE stock is up 2.7% today.
  • American Equity Investment Life (AEL): AEL stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Kcg Holdings Inc (KCG): KCG stock is up 2.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (WFC): WFC stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund (UTF): UTF stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Cigna Corp (CI): CI stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp (TYG): TYG stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM): JPM stock is down 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Tortoise MLP Fund (NTG): NTG stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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