Hottest Financial Stocks Now – WDR BFR GS BMA

WDR leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday

Financial stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq climbed 0.4% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR): WDR stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Goldman Sachs Group (GS): GS stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lincoln National Corp (LNC): LNC stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Prudential Financial Inflation Retail (PRU): PRU stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL): TPL stock is up 1.4% today and up 20.8% in the last month.
  • Unumprovident Corp (UNM): UNM stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): ECPG stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Argo Group International Holdings Ltd (AGII): AGII stock is down 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Eaton Vance Municipal Income T (ETX): ETX stock is down 1.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • SLM Corp (SLM): SLM stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Pacwest Bancorp (PACW): PACW stock is down 1.7% today.
  • UMB Financial Corp (UMBF): UMBF stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): CATY stock is down 1.6% today.
  • First Cash Financial Services (FCFS): FCFS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is down 1.5% 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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