Financial stocks advanced 0.4% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%, the Nasdaq increased 0.2% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.3%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Woori Finance Holdings Co Ltd (WF): WF stock is up 5.4% today.
- Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is up 2.3% today.
- Humana Inc (HUM): HUM stock is up 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is up 2.2% today.
- Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 3.2% today.
- Health Net Inc (HNT): HNT stock is up 2.0% today.
- Marketaxess Holdings (MKTX): MKTX stock is up 2.0% today.
- Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is up 2.1% today.
- Aviva Plc (AV): AV stock is up 1.9% today.
- Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is up 2.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Bofi Holding (BOFI): BOFI stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- ING Group N.V. (ING): ING stock is down 1.0% today.
- CBOE Holdings (CBOE): CBOE stock is down 1.6% today.
- Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK): PUK stock is down 0.8% today.
- Noah Holdings Ltd (NOAH): NOAH stock is down 1.0% today.
- Bgc Partners (BGCP): BGCP stock is down 1.0% today.
- Apollo Investment Corp (AINV): AINV stock is down 0.6% today.
- Home Loan Servicing Solutions (HLSS): HLSS stock is down 1.8%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is down 0.7% today.
- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG): AJG stock is down 0.6% 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.