Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 6th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • First Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:FFBH): The shares closed at $5.46, up $0.56, or 11.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $105.39 million. About the company: First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc. is a holding company for First Federal Bank of Arkansas, FA. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and uses those funds to originate a variety of loans. First Federal Bank operates in northcentral and northwest Arkansas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP): The shares closed at $4.00, up $0.32, or 8.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $816.98 million. About the company: First BanCorp. is the holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico. The Bank provides commercial banking services through a network of offices in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. First BanCorp also operates Money Express, a small loan company and First Leasing and Rental Corporation, a vehicle leasing and rental company. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CoreLogic Inc. (NYSE:CLGX): The shares closed at $12.34, up $0.94, or 8.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.30 billion. About the company: CoreLogic, Inc. provides consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. The Company combines public, contributory and proprietary data to develop predictive decision analytics. CoreLogic offers mortgage and automotive credit reporting, property tax, valuation, flood determination, and geospatial analytics and services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT): The shares closed at $15.95, up $0.77, or 5.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $699.82 million. About the company: Insight Enterprises, Inc. offers information technology (NYSE:IT) hardware, software and services to large enterprises, small to medium sized businesses and public sector institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII): The shares closed at $16.07, up $0.72, or 4.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.67 billion. About the company: Federated Investors, Inc. provides investment management products and related financial services. The Company sponsors, markets and provides investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts (which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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. About the company: Helios High Yield Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is high current income, as well as capital growth. The Fund invests at least 65% of its total assets in high-yield bonds, debentures, notes, corporate loans and other debt instruments rated below investment-grade or unrated. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Ind (NYSE:FNIO): The shares closed at $29.22, down $2.91, or 9.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.44 billion. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI): The shares closed at $18.03, down $1.24, or 6.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.68 billion. About the company: SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a super-regional bank holding company. The Company’s subsidiary banks operate in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. SunTrust provides a wide range of financial services such as credit cards, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and capital markets services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Hampton Roads Bankshares (NASDAQ:HMPR): The shares closed at $2.94, down $0.17, or 5.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $101.61 million. About the company: Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. is the holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads. The Bank is involved in a general community and commercial banking business, targeting the needs of individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Bank of Hampton Roads operates various branches which serve Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach, all located in Virginia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP): The shares closed at $106.01, down $5.13, or 4.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.46 billion. About the company: Credicorp Limited is a holding company for Banco de Credito del Peru, El Pacifico-Peruano Suiza Insurance Company and Atlantic Security Holding Corporation, among others. Credicorp provides a full range of financial services including commercial banking, corporate finance, brokerage services, asset management, trust and insurance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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