On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 0.7%, the Financial sector (XLF) showed little change.
The ETF, as a proxy for the sector, tracked farther from the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLF was up 3% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 climbed 2.2%.
United Community Bancorp (UCBA) was a major loser in the sector, falling 12.2% (-78 cents) to close at $5.63 with 1,225 shares moving. The stock traded between $5.63 and $6.01.
Codorus Valley Bancorp (CVLY) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 10.7%. The stock closed at $16 with 40,713 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $14.44 to $16.
First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA) fell 1.7% to close at $165.22, crossing its 50-day moving average of $166.48. Meanwhile, EMC Insurance Group (EMCI) climbed 8.9% to close at $21.99, moving past its 200-day moving average of $20.40.
Goldman Sachs Group (MBFI) fell 1.5% to close at $96.51, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $95.22. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $19.98. EZCORP (EZPW) rose 3.3% to close at $25.29, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $26.74.