Sector Review: Action in the Financial Sector on Jan 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

Provident Energy Ltd (USA (NYSE:PVX):

The shares closed at $11.34, up $2.03, or 21.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.08 billion.

AEGON N.V. (NYSE:AEG):

The shares closed at $4.51, up $0.3, or 7.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.70 billion.

Woori Finance Hldgs. Co (NYSE:WF):

The shares closed at $27.13, up $1.77, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.29 billion.

KB Financial Group, Inc (NYSE:KB):

The shares closed at $34.71, up $1.93, or 5.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.41 billion.

ING Groep N.V. (NYSE:ING):

The shares closed at $8.11, up $0.45, or 5.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $30.70 billion.

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.

MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG):

The shares closed at $3.92, down $0.43, or 9.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $788.59 million.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C):

The shares closed at $28.22, down $2.52, or 8.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $82.49 billion.

Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE:JEF):

The shares closed at $14.79, down $1.1, or 6.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.92 billion.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO):

The shares closed at $15.18, down $0.71, or 4.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.77 billion.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C):

The shares closed at $28.22, down $2.52, or 8.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $82.49 billion.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM):

The shares closed at $34.91, down $1.01, or 2.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $131.70 billion.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC):

The shares closed at $6.48, down $0.13, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $65.68 billion.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC):

The shares closed at $29.83, up $0.22, or 0.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $157.28 billion.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS):

The shares closed at $97.68, down $1.28, or 1.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $48.09 billion.

To contact the reporter on this story: Stella Mariz at staff.writers@wallstcheatsheet.com

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Damien Hoffman at editors@wallstcheatsheet.com