During trading today, the Financial sector (XLF) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.5%.
Banco Macro (BMA) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 8.2% (-$1.11) to close at $12.47, as 458,959 shares moved. The stock traded between $12.40 and $13.59. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $4.87 (-28.1%) from a price of $17.34 on April 9, 2012.
Orrstown Financial Services (ORRF) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 6.7% (+54 cents) to close at $8.63 with 59,313 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $8.10 to $9.07. Share price is up, having risen $1.02 (13.4%) from $7.61 on June 5, 2012.
Deutsche Bank (DB) fell 4.8% to close at $35.44, crossing its 50-day moving average of $36.20. Meanwhile, Epoch (EPHC) climbed 3.9% to close at $24.50, moving past its 200-day moving average of $23.63.
Health Net (HNT) rose 1.8% to close at $24.75, approaching its 50-day moving average of $25.32. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $31.62. Reaves Utility Income Fund (UTG) fell 4.9% to close at $26.60, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $26.26. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $26.05.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage (AGM) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $27.57 to top the previous high of $27.10.