Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:CBKN): The shares closed at $2.41, up $0.57, or 30.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $206.78 million. About the company: Capital Bank Corporation is the holding company for Capital Bank. The Bank offers a broad range of financial services through offices throughout North Carolina. The Company also operates Capital Bank Investment Services, Inc., which provides investment advisory and brokerage services.
  • Epoch Holding Corp (NASDAQ:EPHC): The shares closed at $16.01, up $3.3, or 25.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $373.86 million. About the company: Epoch Holding Corporation is an investment advisory and investment management company.
  • Home Federal Bancorp, Inc (NASDAQ:HOME): The shares closed at $8.58, up $1.41, or 19.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $138.92 million. About the company: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. is the proposed holding company for Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nampa. Home Federal offers banking services including mortgage lending, personal and business lending, and investment services.
  • Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI): The shares closed at $8.61, up $1.36, or 18.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $219.54 million. About the company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Lakeland Bank. The Bank is a full-service commercial bank offering a range of consumer, commercial, trust services, and equipment leasing. Lakeland Bank operates in northwestern New Jersey.
  • BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN): The shares closed at $7.71, up $1.2, or 18.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $162.47 million. About the company: BankFinancial Corporation provides a range of personal and business banking. The Bank also offers investment, mortgage, and insurance services, as well as consumer and commercial lending.

Losers (% price change)

  • John Hancock Investors (NYSE:JHI): The shares closed at $19.60, down $1.69, or 7.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $626.90 million. About the company: John Hancock Investors Trust is a closed-end investment management company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to generate income for distribution to its shareholders, with capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of debt securities, some of which may carry equity features.
  • DWS High Income Trust (NYSE:KHI): The shares closed at $8.45, down $0.55, or 6.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $136.72 million. About the company: DWS High Income Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide the highest current income obtainable, consistent with reasonable risk, with capital gains secondary. The Trust invests a substantial portion of its assets in high-yield bonds.
  • Nuveen Tax-Advantaged (NYSE:JTA): The shares closed at $9.05, down $0.58, or 6.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $125.60 million. About the company: Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund is a newly organized, diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve a high level of after-tax total return consisting primarily of tax-advantaged dividend income and capital appreciation.
  • DWS Multi Market Income (NYSE:KMM): The shares closed at $8.71, down $0.54, or 5.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $211.58 million. About the company: DWS Multi-Market Income Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is high current income. The Fund invests in a broad range of income-producing securities such as U.S. corporate fixed income securities and debt obligations of foreign governments and their agencies, denominated in U.S. or foreign currencies.
  • AGIC Convertible & Income (NYSE:NCV): The shares closed at $7.65, down $0.41, or 5.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $571.72 million. About the company: AGIC Convertible & Income Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide total return through a combination of capital appreciation and high current income. The Fund invests 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of convertible and non-convertible securities.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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