Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 16th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • ProShares UltraShort S (NYSE:SDS): The shares closed at $20.67, up $1.37, or 7.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.09 billion. About the company: UltraShort S&P500 ProShares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the S&P 500 Index. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ProShares UltraShort QQQ (NYSE:QID): The shares closed at $45.15, up $2.91, or 6.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $615.52 million. About the company: UltraShort QQQ ProShares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL): The shares closed at $12.98, up $0.77, or 6.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $126.30 million. About the company: MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for MidSouth Bank, N.A. and Lamar Bank. The Banks provide a complete range of commercial and retail banking services to professional, commercial, and industrial customers in its market area. MidSouth operates in Louisiana and Texas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • iShares Barclays 20+ Yr (NYSE:TLT): The shares closed at $117.92, up $6.46, or 5.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.00 billion. About the company: iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the United States Treasury market as defined by the Barclays Capital 20+ Year Treasury Index. The Fund invests 95% of its assets in US Government bonds. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Global Cash Access Hldgs (NYSE:GCA): The shares closed at $3.45, up $0.18, or 5.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.63 million. About the company: Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, provides cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. The Company delivers products and services to gaming properties throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe. 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 >>
  • Hampton Roads Bankshares (NASDAQ:HMPR): The shares closed at $3.05, down $0.32, or 9.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $105.41 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 >>
  • PowerShares WilderHill (NYSE:PBW): The shares closed at $5.84, down $0.52, or 8.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $307.48 million. About the company: Powershares Wilderhill Clean Energy Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s investment objective seeks to correspond to the price and yield of the Wilderhill Clean Energy Index, a modified equal-weighted index. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): The shares closed at $14.66, down $1.27, or 7.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $28.26 billion. About the company: Morgan Stanley, a bank holding company, provides diversified financial services on a worldwide basis. The Company operates a global securities business which serves individual and institutional investors and investment banking clients. Morgan Stanley also operates a global asset management business. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN): The shares closed at $6.15, down $0.53, or 7.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $129.60 million. About the company: BankFinancial Corporation provides a range of personal and business banking. The Bank also offers investment, mortgage, and insurance services, as well as consumer and commercial lending. 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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