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Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BFR ECPG FBP FMER

Financial stocks finished up 0.5% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq rose 0.3% and the S&P 500 was up 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): ECPG stock is up 3.1% today.
  • First Bancorp (FBP): FBP stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Firstmerit Corp (FMER): FMER stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Fulton Financial Corp (FULT): FULT stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH): HTH stock is up 2.2% today.
  • International Bancshares Corp (IBOC): IBOC stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Independent Bank (INDB): INDB stock is up 1.9% today.
  • China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC): LFC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH): UNH stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (KYN): KYN stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc (CEM): CEM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Bancolombia S.A. (CIB): CIB stock is down 2.1% today.
  • MBIA Inc (MBI): MBI stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Apollo Global Management Llc C (APO): APO stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): HRG stock is down 2.0% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL): TPL stock is down 1.6% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/03/hottest-financial-stocks-now-bfr-ecpg-fbp-fmer-bfr-ecpg-fbp/.

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