Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Global Cash Access Hldgs (NYSE:GCA): The shares closed at $3.74, up $0.29, or 8.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $242.43 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 >>
  • Taylor Capital Group, Inc (NASDAQ:TAYC): The shares closed at $10.77, up $0.41, or 3.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $218.77 million. About the company: Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is a bank holding company for Cole Taylor Bank. The Bank provides middle-market business banking, small business banking, commercial real estate lending and wealth management. Taylor Capital operates in the Chicago metropolitan area. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Ind (NYSE:FNIO): The shares closed at $40.34, up $1.49, or 3.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.36 billion. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Federal Agricultural (NYSE:AGM): The shares closed at $18.38, up $0.58, or 3.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $190.36 million. About the company: Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) is a federally chartered instrumentality, which establishes a secondary market for agricultural real estate. The Company provides rural housing mortgage loans and adds greater liquidity to the agricultural mortgage market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Roma Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ROMA): The shares closed at $9.04, up $0.28, or 3.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $274.10 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. 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 >>
  • Mesabi Trust (NYSE:MSB): The shares closed at $24.46, down $2.31, or 8.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $320.92 million. About the company: Mesabi Trust owns mining rights on taconite properties in Minnesota. The Trust conserves and protects the trust estate and collects and distributes the income to certificate holders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B): The shares closed at $6.05, down $0.57, or 8.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $325.33 million. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MoneyGram Intl., Inc. (NYSE:MGI): The shares closed at $17.03, down $1.49, or 8.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $848.79 million. About the company: MoneyGram International, Inc. provides payment services to consumers and businesses through a network of agents and its financial institution customers. The Company enables consumers to make payments and to transfer money around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Petroleum & Resources (NYSE:PEO): The shares closed at $24.41, down $2.12, or 7.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $605.44 million. About the company: Petroleum & Resources Corporation is a non-diversified, closed-end managment investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is preservation of capital, the attainment of a reasonable and dependable income from investments and an opportunity for capital appreciation. The Fund invests in securities in the petroleum and energy-related industries. 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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