Hottest Financial Stocks Now – FBC CNS BGCP FNGN

FBC leads financial stocks higher on Wednesday

Financial stocks finished up 1.1% on Wall Street on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.9% higher, the Nasdaq increased 1.6% and the S&P 500 was up 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Flagstar Bancorp (FBC): FBC stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Cohn & Steers Inc (CNS): CNS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Bgc Partners (BGCP): BGCP stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Iberiabank Corp (IBKC): IBKC stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): CATY stock is up 2.2% today.
  • First Financial Bankshares (FFIN): FFIN stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): ECPG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS): VRTS stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is down 0.7% today.
  • CBOE Holdings (CBOE): CBOE stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Balckrock Build America Trust (BBN): BBN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Duff & Phelps Utilities Income (DNP): DNP stock is down 0.6% today.
  • SLM Corp (SLM): SLM stock is down 0.4% today.
  • XL Company Switzerland Gmbh (XL): XL stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Alliance Capital Management L.P. (AB): AB stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is down 0.2% 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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