Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Financial (NYSE:XLF) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Ind (NYSE:FNIO): The shares closed at $21.85, up $0.8, or 3.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.82 billion.
  • Woori Finance Hldgs. Co (NYSE:WF): The shares closed at $27.56, up $0.89, or 3.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.40 billion. About the company: Woori Finance Holdings Co., Ltd. is a holding company of Woori Bank, Kwangju Bank, Kyongnam Bank, and Woori Credit Card. The Company manages and controls its financial subsidiaries.
  • PIMCO Corporate (NYSE:PTY): The shares closed at $16.72, up $0.46, or 2.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.13 billion. About the company: PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is maximum total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation.
  • HealthSpring, Inc (NYSE:HS): The shares closed at $37.31, up $0.91, or 2.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.53 billion. About the company: Healthspring, Inc. is a health maintenance organization. The Company serves Medicare recipients with a comprehensive network of hospitals and physicians.
  • Korea Fund Inc. (NYSE:KF): The shares closed at $38.61, up $0.93, or 2.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $394.04 million. About the company: Korea Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests primarily in Korean securities through a broad spectrum of Korean industries.

Losers (% price change)

  • Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:CBKN): The shares closed at $2.03, down $0.37, or 15.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $174.18 million. About the company: Capital Bank Corporation is the holding company for Capital Bank. The Bank offers a broad range of financial services through offices throughout North Carolina. The Company also operates Capital Bank Investment Services, Inc., which provides investment advisory and brokerage services.
  • Roma Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ROMA): The shares closed at $8.08, down $0.94, or 10.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $244.99 million. About the company: Roma Financial Corp is the holding company for Roma Bank. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and originates a variety of loans and also invests in securities. Roma Bank operates in Mercer, Middlesex, and Burlington Counties, New Jersey.
  • Washington Banking Co. (NASDAQ:WBCO): The shares closed at $9.89, down $1.03, or 9.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.84 million. About the company: Washington Banking Company is the holding company for Whidbey Island Bank. The Bank provides a full range of commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and other individuals. Whidbey operates offices in Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties, in northwestern Washington.
  • Boston Pvt. Financial (NASDAQ:BPFH): The shares closed at $6.00, down $0.58, or 8.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $468.19 million. About the company: Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. is a financial holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries offer a variety of banking, commercial, and residential lending services, as well as trust and investment management services to its domestic and international clients.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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