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

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA): The shares closed at $9.00, up $1.06, or 13.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $156.63 million. About the company: West Bancorporation is the holding company for West Des Moines State Bank (West Bank). The Bank is a full-service commercial bank serving small- to mediumsized businesses and individuals through several branches located in Des Moines and West Des Moines, Iowa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG): The shares closed at $2.45, up $0.29, or 13.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.34 billion. About the company: National Bank of Greece S.A. offers retail and corporate banking services. The Bank accepts deposits and offers loans, lease financing, mortgages, and investing and insurance services to industrial, commercial, and consumer clients. National Bank of Greece operates domestically and overseas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW): The shares closed at $6.07, up $0.68, or 12.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.98 billion. About the company: Genworth Financial Inc. offers insurance, wealth management, investment and financial solutions The Company offers products that include life insurance products, long-term care insurance, and mortgage guarantee insurance coverage on residential mortgage loans. Genworth is active in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and multiple European countries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Enterprise Bancorp, Inc (NASDAQ:EBTC): The shares closed at $13.22, up $1.46, or 12.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $124.86 million. About the company: Enterprise Bancorp Inc. is the holding company for Enterprise Bank and Trust Company. The Bank offers commercial and consumer loan and deposit products, investment management, trust and insurance services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ING Groep N.V. (NYSE:ING): The shares closed at $7.02, up $0.76, or 12.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $26.57 billion. About the company: ING Groep N.V. offers financial services to individuals, corporations, and other institutions. The Company offers corporate, investment, and private banking services, asset and portfolio management, treasury services, and insurance. ING Groep has offices throughout the world. 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 >>
  • Life Partners Hldgs., Inc (NASDAQ:LPHI): The shares closed at $5.87, down $0.27, or 4.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.46 million. About the company: Life Partners Holdings, Inc. matches life policy sellers with viatical settlement and senior life policy purchasers. A viatical settlement is the sale of a life insurance policy covering a person who is terminally ill. A senior life settlement is the transfer of a life insurance policy by an individual who is 70 years or older and no longer needs the coverage. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • BlackRock MuniHldgs. New (NYSE:MUJ): The shares closed at $14.65, down $0.3, or 2.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $311.43 million. About the company: BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is current income exempt from Federal income tax and New Jersey personal income tax. The Fund invests primarily in a portfolio of long-term, investment grade New Jersey municipal obligations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Invesco Van Kampen Bond (NYSE:VBF): The shares closed at $19.99, down $0.39, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $226.61 million. About the company: Invesco Bond Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is interest income while conserving capital. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of high-quality debt securities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Managed High Yield Plus (NYSE:HYF): The shares closed at $2.11, down $0.04, or 1.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $130.17 million. About the company: Managed High Yield Plus Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to seek high income as well as to seek capital appreciation. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of lower-rated, income-producing debt and related equity securities. 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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