Top Financial Stocks
Financial stocks were finishing mostly higher this afternoon, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index advancing around 1.2% and the S&P Financial 100 Index climbing about 1.1%.
In company news, shares of Four Corners Property Trust ( FCPT ) advanced Wednesday after JMP Securities today began analyst coverage of the property manager with a Market Outperform rating.
FCPT shares were up more than 1% at $23.41 each, holding within 2 cents of their session high.
In other sector news,
(+) SLF, Upgrade to Buy from Hold at Argus, which also set a $37 price target for the company's stock.
(-) RJF, Total securities commissions and fees drop 7% during November from prior month and little changed from year-ago levels at $269 mln.
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