Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BMA UNH ECPG LYG

BMA leads financial stocks higher on Friday

Financial stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.6%, the Nasdaq increased 0.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.6% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is up 2.4% today and up 33.0% in the last month.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH): UNH stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): ECPG stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LYG): LYG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE): GLRE stock is up 2.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Tortoise MLP Fund (NTG): NTG stock is up 2.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is up 2.0% today.
  • E*Trade Financial Corp (ETFC): ETFC stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Aspen Insurance Holdings (AHL): AHL stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Toronto Dominion Bank (TD): TD stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Kcg Holdings Inc (KCG): KCG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Bancolombia S.A. (CIB): CIB stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Chubb Corp (CB): CB stock is down 0.8% today.
  • First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA): FCNCA stock is down 0.7% today.
  • American Equity Investment Life (AEL): AEL stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Partnerre Ltd (PRE): PRE stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Fbl Financial Group (FFG): FFG stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is down 0.7% 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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