These Financial Stocks are Very Active After Huge European Bank Sell Off

Big banks are getting hit hard as the robo-signing and mortgage securities fraud cases continue to plague the U.S. banks. The huge selloff in European banks are also spilling over to the U.S. today. Through the early part of trading on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Financial (NYSE:XLF) sector.

Popular: These Wall Street Firms are About to Start Firing People Like Crazy!

Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 16.4 million shares trading hands at $32.84(-$1.83), making up a dollar volume of $539 million.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.11 (-15%) from $40.74 to $34.63. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 22, 2011 and March 30, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 2.2% (+97 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between May 18, 2011 and May 25, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 4.1% (-$1.80).

Shares of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $271 million, based on a current price of $23.37 (-80 cents) and 11.6 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.98 (-14.1%) from $28.18 to $24.20. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 26, 2010 and December 3, 2010 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 9% (+$2.38). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 6.2% (-$1.78).

Shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 14.1 million shares trading hands at $26.93(-$1.46), making up a dollar volume of $378.7 million.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.62 (-32.4%) from $42.02 to $28.40. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 23, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 8.8% (+$3.47). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 16.7% (-$5.21).

Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $224.4 million, based on a current price of $103.71 (-$3.36) and 2.2 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $26.62 (-19.9%) from $133.68 to $107.06. It saw one of its worst periods between April 11, 2011 and April 19, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6% (-$9.56). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 29, 2010 and January 5, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 3.8% (+$6.32).

Shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) have a dollar volume of $122.8 million based on a current price of $17.08(-30 cents) and 7.2 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.15 (-6.2%) from $18.52 to $17.37. It saw one of its worst periods between May 9, 2011 and May 13, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 2.2% (-39 cents). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 19, 2011 and May 9, 2011 when shares rose for 14 straight trading days, rising 4.1% (+69 cents).