Winning and Losing Stocks in the Financial Sector for the Week Ending Dec 2nd

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about winning and losing stocks in the Financial (NYSE:XLF) sector for the week ending Dec 2nd, 2011:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Waccamaw Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:WBNK): The shares closed at $0.35, up $0.2, or 133.33%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $2.61 million. About the company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc. is the holding company for Waccamaw Bank. The Bank is a commercial bank operating offices in Whiteville, Chadbourn, Tabor City, Shallotte, and Holden Beach, all located in North Carolina. Waccamaw Bank provides a variety of personal and business banking products and services, including Internet banking to individuals and businesses. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC): The shares closed at $1.75, up $0.88, or 101.15%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $4.6 million. About the company: Atlantic Coast Federal Corporation is the holding company of Atlantic Coast Bank. The Bank serves southeastern Georgia and the Jacksonville metropolitan area. Atlantic Coast invests primarily in first mortgage loans on one-to fourfamily residences, home equity loans, automobile and consumer loans, and commercial real estate loans. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ameritrans Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTC): The shares closed at $0.47, up $0.2, or 74.22%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $1.6 million. About the company: Ameritrans Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that makes loans to small businesses. The Company makes loans to taxi owners, to finance the acquisition and operation of the medallion taxi businesses and related assets, and to other small businesses in the New York City, Chicago, Miami, and Boston markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Realty Investors Inc. (NYSE:ARL): The shares closed at $2.25, up $0.9, or 66.67%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $25.94 million. About the company: American Realty Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment company. The Company invests in real estate, leases and other equity ownership interests. American’s holdings include apartments, office buildings, retail centers and land. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CIFC Corp. (NASDAQ:DFR): The shares closed at $5.07, up $2.01, or 65.69%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $102.72 million. About the company: Deerfield Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that invests in real estate-related securities and various other asset classes. The Company invests in mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other asset-backed securities such as consumer asset-backed securities and bank loans. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares (NYSE:TZA): The shares closed at $28.44, down $11.22, or 28.29%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $1.083 billion. About the company: Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 300% of the inverse of the price performance of the Small Cap Index. The Fund invests in at least 80% of its net assets in Financial Instruments that, provide exposure to the Small Cap Index. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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