Hottest Financial Stocks Now – SHG AMP WLP BBD

Financial stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 0.2% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Ameriprise Financial Services (AMP): AMP stock is up 3.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Aflac Incorporated (AFL): AFL stock is up 2.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG): AJG stock is up 1.7%, marking the ninth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is up 1.9%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hcc Insurance Holdings (HCC): HCC stock is up 2.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Symetra Financial Corp (SYA): SYA stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 1.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 5.8% today.
  • Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Banco Santander Brasil Sa (BSBR): BSBR stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Deutsche Bank Ag (DB): DB stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Verisk Analytics (VRSK): VRSK stock is down 2.1% today.
  • ING Group N.V. (ING): ING stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Trustmark Corp (TRMK): TRMK stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Westpac Banking Corp (WBK): WBK stock is down 1.9% 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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