Financial stocks finished up 0.8% on Wall Street on Wednesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.8%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.8% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Bbva Banco Frances S.A. (BFR): BFR stock is up 6.5% today.
- Envestnet Inc (ENV): ENV stock is up 6.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is up 6.2% today.
- Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (UVE): UVE stock is up 5.7% today.
- Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is up 5.2% today.
- Banco Macro S.A. (BMA): BMA stock is up 4.6% today.
- Tree.Com (TREE): TREE stock is up 4.4% today.
- Banner Corp (BANR): BANR stock is up 4.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
- First Cash Financial Services (FCFS): FCFS stock is up 4.0% today.
- Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is up 3.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Intercontinental Exchange (ICE): ICE stock is down 1.2% today.
- Loews Corp (L): L stock is down 0.6% today.
- Capital One Financial Corp (COF): COF stock is down 0.3% today.
- Credit Suisse Group (CS): CS stock is down 0.3% today.
- Broadridge Financial Solutions Llc (BR): BR stock is down 0.3% today.
- The Nasdaq Omx Group (NDAQ): NDAQ stock is down 0.2% today.
- Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is down 0.2% today.
- Assurant Inc (AIZ): AIZ stock is down 0.1% today.
- Alleghany Corp (Y): Y stock is down 0.1% today.
- Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (ACG): ACG stock is down 0.1% 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.