Hottest Financial Stocks Now – Y FNGN WDR VRTS

FMBI leads financial stocks lower on Friday

Financial stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 was down 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Alleghany Corp (Y): Y stock is up 6.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 3.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR): WDR stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Unumprovident Corp (UNM): UNM stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Oaktree Capital Group Llc (OAK): OAK stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc (CEM): CEM stock is up 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Firstmerit Corp (FMER): FMER stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (KYN): KYN stock is up 2.0% today.
  • General Electric Company (GE): GE stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI): FMBI stock is down 2.9% today on 6 times normal volume.
  • Park National Corp (PRK): PRK stock is down 2.3% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): CATY stock is down 2.4% today on 6 times normal volume.
  • Argo Group International Holdings Ltd (AGII): AGII stock is down 2.6% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Credicorp Ltd (BAP): BAP stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is down 2.1% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Fbl Financial Group (FFG): FFG stock is down 2.0% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Cvb Financial Corp (CVBF): CVBF stock is down 1.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Pacwest Bancorp (PACW): PACW stock is down 1.9% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Bancorpsouth Inc (BXS): BXS stock is down 1.9% today on 4 times normal volume.

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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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