Hottest Financial Stocks Now – MCY UNH PGR ENH

Financial stocks finished down 1.2% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.9%, the Nasdaq fell 1.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Mercury General Corp (MCY): MCY stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH): UNH stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Progressive Corp (PGR): PGR stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (ENH): ENH stock is up 0.9% today.
  • First Niagara Financial Group Inc (FNFG): FNFG stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Tortoise MLP Fund (NTG): NTG stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Mizuho Financial Group (MFG): MFG stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Markel Corp (MKL): MKL stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Validus Holdings (VR): VR stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Everest Re Group (RE): RE stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is down 3.3% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Lincoln National Corp (LNC): LNC stock is down 3.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Manulife Financial Corp (MFC): MFC stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Euronet Worldwide (EEFT): EEFT stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Bgc Partners (BGCP): BGCP stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is down 2.5% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • MB Financial Inc (MBFI): MBFI stock is down 2.3% 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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