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Financial Sector Update for 02/06/2015: WETF, AON, CBOE

Top Financial Stocks:

JPM: +0.09%

BAC: flat

WFC: -0.19%

C: +0.72%

USB: flat

Financial shares were mixed in pre-market trade Friday.

In financial stocks news, CBOE Holdings ( CBOE ) was steady in pre-market after posting Q4 earnings and revenue that fell short of analyst expectations.

The company reported GAAP net income allocated to common stockholders of $49.1 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared with $45.6 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2013.

And, WisdomTree Investments ( WETF ) Friday reported Q4 EPS of $0.07, down from $0.12 in the year earlier period, and below a street consensus estimate of $0.10 compiled by Capital IQ.

WETF, and exchange-traded fund ( ETF ) sponsor and asset manager, reported Q4 revenues up 14.9% YOY to $49.6 million, a little above the street expectation of $48.8 million.

Finally, Aon ( AON ), a risk management and insurance provider, reported Q4 results that beat the Street view on EPS but fell short on total revenues.

Net income for Q4 was $459 million, or $1.56 per share, compared to $355 million, or $1.14 per share, for the prior year quarter.

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