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Financial Stocks End Lower; CNB Financial Gives Back Gains Despite Analyst Upgrade

By: MT Newswires
Posted: 2/3/2014 4:10:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: CCNE

Top Financial Stocks

JPM -1.90%

BAC -2.36%

WFC -1.96%

C -2.28%

USB -2.39%

Financial stocks were declining with the NYSE Financial Sector Index falling 2.5% and the S&P Financial 100 Index sliding 2.5%.

In company news, CNB Financial Corporation Inc ( CCNE ) closed 0.1% lower at $16.04 a share, giving back earlier gains after Boenning & Scattergood upgraded the stock to Outperform from Neutral. The broker kept its target price on the financial holding company at $19.50.

CCNE has as 52-week range $15.50 - $21.04.

In other sector news,

(+) CYS, Lower-than-expected Institute of Supply Management manufacturing index reading for last month seen pushing interest rates lower, aiding mortgage real estate investment trusts. Also higher today were NLY, WMC and CMO.

(-) ONB, Reports Q4 earnings of $0.25 per share, in-line with the Capital IQ consensus. Net income for the quarter was $24.5 million, up 6.7% over the same quarter last year.