Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 28th

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

Gainers (% price change)

Blackrock High Income (NYSE:HIS): The shares closed at $2.15, up $0.07, or 3.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $117.43 million.

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM): The shares closed at $13.47, up $0.37, or 2.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.85 billion.

Cowen Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN): The shares closed at $2.57, up $0.06, or 2.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $297.04 million.

Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS): The shares closed at $11.52, up $0.24, or 2.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $100.36 million.

North European Oil (NYSE:NRT): The shares closed at $31.10, up $0.6, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $285.83 million.

Losers (% price change)

Helios High Yield Fund (NYSE:HHY): The shares closed at $23.14, down $4.54, or 16.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $157.94 million.

Korea Fund Inc. (NYSE:KF): The shares closed at $35.27, down $5.53, or 13.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $359.95 million.

Central Europe and Russia (NYSE:CEE): The shares closed at $28.38, down $2.44, or 7.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $384.94 million.

Southwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB): The shares closed at $6.06, down $0.41, or 6.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $117.83 million.

Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO): The shares closed at $18.19, down $1.17, or 6.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $170.16 million.

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

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