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.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.