Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CNA Y RNR AIZ

WDR leads financial stocks lower on Wednesday

Financial stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.9%, the Nasdaq rose 0.8% and the S&P 500 was up 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Cna Financial Corp (CNA): CNA stock is up 3.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Alleghany Corp (Y): Y stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Renaissancere Holdings Ltd (RNR): RNR stock is up 2.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Assurant Inc (AIZ): AIZ stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Rli Corp (RLI): RLI stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Everest Re Group (RE): RE stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Pro-Assurance Corp (PRA): PRA stock is up 2.1% today.
  • XL Company Switzerland Gmbh (XL): XL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Community Bank System (CBU): CBU stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR): WDR stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Fortress Investment Group (FIG): FIG stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc (CEM): CEM stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Apollo Global Management Llc C (APO): APO stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Radian Group Inc (RDN): RDN stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Genworth Financial Inc (GNW): GNW stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is down 0.5% 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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