Hottest Financial Stocks Now – MOH LYG RBS BCS

Financial stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Friday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.2%, the Nasdaq was up 1.2% and the S&P 500 climbed 1.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Molina Healthcare Inc (MOH): MOH stock is up 8.3% today.
  • Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LYG): LYG stock is up 7.3% today.
  • Royal Bank Scotland Group Plc (RBS): RBS stock is up 6.0% today.
  • Barclays Plc (BCS): BCS stock is up 5.8% today.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Corpbanca (BCA): BCA stock is up 5.2% today.
  • Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO): AGO stock is up 5.0% today.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG): SMFG stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Aviva Plc (AV): AV stock is up 3.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK): PUK stock is up 3.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Envestnet Inc (ENV): ENV stock is down 12.4% today.
  • Nelnet Inc (NNI): NNI stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Pro-Assurance Corp (PRA): PRA stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is down 1.5% today and down 20.4% in the last month.
  • Aegon Nv (AEG): AEG stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Park National Corp (PRK): PRK stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions Llc (BR): BR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): ECPG stock is down 0.8% today.
  • American National Insurance (ANAT): ANAT stock is down 0.8% 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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