Financial Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 14th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE): The shares closed at $17.21, up $2.24, or 14.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $212.59 million. About the company: CNB Financial Corporation is the holding company for County National Bank. The Bank offers a variety of accounts and loans, as well as provides a full range of client services. County National’s primary marketing area consists of the Pennsylvania counties of Clearfield, Elk, McKean, and Cameron. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF): The shares closed at $16.05, up $1.21, or 8.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $264.18 million. About the company: Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a holding company for banks that operate in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, New Mexico and Montana. The Banks solicit deposits and make commercial, agricultural, real estate mortgage, consumer and home equity loans. The Company also has consumer finance, fleet leasing and investment banking subsidiaries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • West Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTBA): The shares closed at $9.25, up $0.54, or 6.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $160.99 million. About the company: West Bancorporation is the holding company for West Des Moines State Bank (West Bank). The Bank is a full-service commercial bank serving small- to mediumsized businesses and individuals through several branches located in Des Moines and West Des Moines, Iowa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI): The shares closed at $8.77, up $0.49, or 5.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.89 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU): The shares closed at $3.42, up $0.19, or 5.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $158.10 million. About the company: Bank Mutual Corporation is the holding company of Bank Mutual. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and invest those deposits in residential mortgage loans, consumer loans, multi- family and commercial real estate loans, and commercial business loans. Bank Mutual operates in the southern and northwestern parts of Wisconsin. 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 >>
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Ind (NYSE:FNIO): The shares closed at $23.26, down $2.19, or 8.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.94 billion. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC): The shares closed at $84.56, down $6.47, or 7.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.17 billion. About the company: Credit Acceptance Corporation provides funding, receivables management, collection, sales training, and related services to automobile dealers. The Company provides indirect financing for buyers with limited access to traditional sources of consumer credit. Credit Acceptance operates in North America, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • E TRADE Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ETFC): The shares closed at $8.13, down $0.45, or 5.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.32 billion. About the company: E*TRADE Financial Corporation provides online brokerage and related products and services primarily to individual retail investors. The Company’s products and services include investor-focused banking, primarily sweep deposits and savings products, and asset gathering. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR): The shares closed at $24.06, down $1.29, or 5.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.05 billion. About the company: Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, serves as investment advisor and exclusive underwriter and distributor for a family of mutual funds. The Company’s funds include the Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds, W&R Funds, Inc., Ivy Funds, and the W&R Target Funds, Inc. 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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