Hottest Financial Stocks Now – AFSI RATE BPFH INDB

Y leads financial stocks lower on Tuesday

Financial stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq was up 0.3% and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Bankrate Inc (RATE): RATE stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Boston Private Financial Holdings (BPFH): BPFH stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Independent Bank (INDB): INDB stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Firstmerit Corp (FMER): FMER stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Provident Financial Services (PFS): PFS stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Bank of The Ozarks (OZRK): OZRK stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): CATY stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Fifth Street Finance Corp (FSC): FSC stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Alleghany Corp (Y): Y stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Everest Re Group (RE): RE stock is down 2.3% today.
  • White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM): WTM stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Aspen Insurance Holdings (AHL): AHL stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Eaton Vance Corp (ETV): ETV stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Calamos Convertible and High (CHY): CHY stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG): HIG stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Progressive Corp (PGR): PGR stock is down 1.6% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Allied World Assurance Company (AWH): AWH stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Old Republic International Corp (ORI): ORI stock is down 1.6% 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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