Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 30th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • First Opportunity Fund (FOFI): The shares closed at $12.65, up $2.32, or 22.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $522.42 million. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI): The shares closed at $9.70, up $1.53, or 18.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.87 billion. About the company: MBIA Inc. provides financial guarantee insurance and other forms of credit protection. The Company also offers investment management services to public finance and structured finance issuers, investors and capital market participants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC): The shares closed at $11.78, up $1.72, or 17.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $198.90 million. About the company: First Bancorp is the holding company for First Bank and two nonbank subsidiaries. The Bank provides demand and time deposits, loans, discount brokerage services, and self-directed individual retirement accounts to individuals and businesses in North Carolina. The Company also provides electronic data processing services and owns and operates real estate. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sun Bancorp, Inc. /NJ (NASDAQ:SNBC): The shares closed at $2.58, up $0.35, or 15.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.68 million. About the company: Sun Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Sun National Bank and Sun National Bank, Delaware. The Banks offer a wide variety of commercial and consumer lending and deposit services through branches located throughout southern and central New Jersey, New Castle County, Delaware, and in Philadelphia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Epoch Holding Corp (NASDAQ:EPHC): The shares closed at $24.33, up $3.18, or 15.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $566.23 million. About the company: Epoch Holding Corporation is an investment advisory and investment management company. 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 >>
  • TIB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:TIBB): The shares closed at $9.32, down $0.65, or 6.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $115.10 million. About the company: TIB Financial Corp. is a holding company for TIB Bank of the Keys. The Bank conducts a general commercial banking business serving individuals, professionals, and business customers through offices located throughout the Florida Keys. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Net 1 UEPS Tech., Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS): The shares closed at $6.60, down $0.26, or 3.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $297.02 million. About the company: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. holds a non-exclusive worldwide license to the Universal Electronic Payment System (NASDAQ:UEPS). The Company commercializes the smart card based service through alliances with banks, card services, and retail organizations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO): The shares closed at $16.19, down $0.42, or 2.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.45 million. About the company: Ames National Corporation is a multi-bank holding corporation. The Banks offer commercial banking, personal banking, agricultural lending and deposit account services along with trust services and Internet banking services. Ames affiliates have locations throughout the state of Iowa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • North European Oil (NYSE:NRT): The shares closed at $30.75, down $0.73, or 2.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $282.63 million. About the company: North European Oil Royalty Trust receives royalties based on its interests in oil, natural gas, and sulfur in parts of Germany. The Trust is affiliated with Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, and local companies. The royalties are received for sales of gas well gas, oil well gas, crude oil, distillate, and sulfur. 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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