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Best Financial Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top financial stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best financial stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the financial services sector.

Sector: Financial Services
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
AMK
ASSETMARK FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Asset Management
$1.38B$18.640.49%$143.21M19.02x0.35
HYW
HYWIN HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$173.95M$6.04-1.79%$49.82M4.83x1.12
NECB
NORTHEAST COMMUNITY BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$201.86M$12.36-1.59%$19.48M13.73x3.77
AMRK
A-MARK PRECIOUS METALS INC
NASDAQ
Capital Markets
$626.67M$26.805.02%$215.17M4.61x1.95
FCFS
FIRSTCASH HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Credit Services
$3.50B$74.46-2.22%$543.54M18.90x1.09
EWBC
EAST WEST BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Diversified
$9.42B$66.84-0.33%$1.32B10.08x10.12
LPRO
OPEN LENDING CORP
NASDAQ
Credit Services
$1.05B$8.32-3.14%$142.91M10.27x0.77
BCBP
BCB BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$293.28M$17.27-1.20%$57.31M7.71x10.31
EVR
EVERCORE INC
NYSE
Capital Markets
$3.14B$80.28-0.26%$1.02B4.46x1.10
NDAQ
NASDAQ INC
NASDAQ
Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
$27.98B$56.960.69%$1.86B24.95x2.87
CATY
CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$2.94B$39.44-1.55%$416.35M9.62x7.73
PRI
PRIMERICA INC
NYSE
Insurance - Life
$4.57B$121.96-0.32%$526.54M14.21x7.63
PFHD
PROFESSIONAL HOLDING CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$360.86M$26.20-2.53%$25.06M17.58x10.39
HTBK
HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$698.90M$11.520.09%$81.50M12.66x7.82
NMIH
NMI HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$1.68B$19.821.54%$383.53M6.44x0.57
VALU
VALUE LINE INC
NASDAQ
Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
$461.37M$48.71-6.06%$30.38M20.73x0.61
SIVB
SVB FINANCIAL GROUP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$19.72B$333.84-0.55%$2.46B12.74x12.45
WBS
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$7.85B$44.67-1.22%$641.63M14.46x7.45
FUTU
FUTU HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Capital Markets
$5.43B$38.110.03%N/A19.18x4.61
CIB
BANCOLOMBIA SA
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$5.99B$24.931.22%$1.79B5.44x7.94
INDB
INDEPENDENT BANK CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$3.48B$75.91-1.91%$241.84M21.63x5.96
PEBO
PEOPLES BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$821.47M$29.03-0.65%$111.20M11.04x8.25
HLNE
HAMILTON LANE INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$3.31B$62.24-1.95%$235.84M15.00x1.59
SI
SILVERGATE CAPITAL CORP
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$2.37B$74.731.60%$139.55M21.47x10.17
SHBI
SHORE BANCSHARES INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$350.95M$17.68-1.12%$32.68M15.51x8.76
OCFC
OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.13B$19.10-1.60%$145.89M11.44x7.18
STBA
S&T BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.17B$29.88-1.58%$144.89M10.87x6.73
MCBS
METROCITY BANKSHARES INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$500.56M$19.67-1.21%$96.64M7.21x8.81
UNM
UNUM GROUP
NYSE
Insurance - Life
$7.64B$38.22-0.57%$1.66B6.96x5.50
HNNA
HENNESSY ADVISORS INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$64.57M$8.631.17%$10.89M9.48x0.66
MA
MASTERCARD INC
NYSE
Credit Services
$276.85B$286.48-1.25%$12.41B28.94x4.86
QFIN
360 DIGITECH INC
NASDAQ
Credit Services
$1.97B$12.66-3.95%N/A2.63x1.21
BFIN
BANKFINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$124.83M$9.49-0.21%$12.06M16.08x9.67
ONB
OLD NATIONAL BANCORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$4.80B$16.40-1.86%$309.60M16.08x8.01
PLMR
PALOMAR HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$2.11B$83.740.56%$62.68M46.27x1.78
WSFS
WSFS FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$3.01B$47.36-1.56%$289.65M14.22x7.88
VRTS
VIRTUS INVESTMENT PARTNERS INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$1.21B$165.74-1.74%$373.11M7.93x3.33
EFSC
ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.66B$44.67-1.80%$213.51M10.69x8.04
VINP
VINCI PARTNERS INVESTMENTS LTD
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$593.40M$10.43-1.93%$50.85M15.43x0.11
SMBK
SMARTFINANCIAL INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$418.24M$24.75-1.67%$52.80M11.79x10.39
GROW
U S GLOBAL INVESTORS INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$40.23M$2.880.70%$6.68M7.78x0.07
JHG
JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC
NYSE
Asset Management
$3.52B$21.27-1.53%$694.30M7.19x0.38
SMMF
SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$347.78M$27.22-0.37%$65.99M7.34x10.27
ASPS
ALTISOURCE PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS SA
NASDAQ
Mortgage Finance
$182.23M$11.31-0.96%$59.33M7.11x-3.33
LPLA
LPL FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Capital Markets
$17.43B$218.511.62%$1.03B34.57x3.20
MTG
MGIC INVESTMENT CORP
NYSE
Insurance - Specialty
$3.91B$12.880.00%$1.08B5.43x0.44
NWG
NATWEST GROUP PLC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$26.46B$4.97-1.58%N/A7.09x19.88
SBCF
SEACOAST BANKING CORP OF FLORIDA
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.87B$30.43-2.15%$148.14M16.02x7.13
VCTR
VICTORY CAPITAL HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$1.62B$23.64-2.80%$435.55M5.48x1.47
NTB
BANK OF NT BUTTERFIELD & SON LTD
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$1.66B$32.94-1.35%$231.83M9.33x16.88
MSBI
MIDLAND STATES BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$535.80M$24.28-1.62%$125.07M6.44x10.69
XP
XP INC
NASDAQ
Capital Markets
$10.27B$18.363.15%$801.64M14.57x9.45
MCB
METROPOLITAN BANK HOLDING CORP
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$713.84M$65.30-0.93%$116.90M8.79x10.96
ISTR
INVESTAR HOLDING CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$199.37M$19.90-0.50%$25.29M12.28x10.81
HIG
HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP INC
NYSE
Insurance - Diversified
$20.03B$61.972.21%$3.48B10.09x4.09
LSBK
LAKE SHORE BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$76.77M$13.453.07%$8.44M12.57x7.62
CALB
CALIFORNIA BANCORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$168.93M$20.300.20%$20.70M11.73x10.88
CCNE
CNB FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$401.10M$23.79-1.61%$80.12M7.19x11.51
LBAI
LAKELAND BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.06B$16.370.49%$130.03M10.56x8.52
PKBK
PARKE BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$252.95M$21.23-1.48%$56.23M6.10x6.99
CBTX
CBTX INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$735.14M$29.98-3.76%$51.53M20.26x7.21
ITIC
INVESTORS TITLE CO
NASDAQ
Insurance - Specialty
$269.77M$142.19-1.58%$55.20M6.43x0.40
MPB
MID PENN BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$447.92M$28.21-2.39%$48.75M12.82x7.69
EBC
EASTERN BANKSHARES INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$3.56B$19.97-0.75%$242.48M19.20x7.22
GABC
GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.07B$36.26-1.68%$96.78M13.68x10.27
ATLC
ATLANTICUS HOLDINGS CORP
NASDAQ
Credit Services
$373.28M$25.785.22%$205.67M2.56x5.82
WTW
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC
NASDAQ
Insurance Brokers
$22.38B$203.550.01%$4.97B7.31x2.14
HDB
HDFC BANK LTD
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$105.37B$57.06-2.36%$6.70B21.76x7.43
HOMB
HOME BANCSHARES INC
NYSE
Banks - Regional
$4.63B$22.58-1.14%$321.75M16.24x5.93
IGIC
INTERNATIONAL GENERAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Insurance - Diversified
$369.68M$7.500.67%$69.85M5.56x2.71
V
VISA INC
NYSE
Credit Services
$368.86B$177.87-1.51%$18.91B26.23x1.41
SEIC
SEI INVESTMENTS CO
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$6.81B$50.23-1.49%$839.59M11.90x0.16
AMTD
AMTD IDEA GROUP
NYSE
Capital Markets
$329.12M$1.34-3.60%$154.59M2.17x0.22
RE
EVEREST RE GROUP LTD
NYSE
Insurance - Reinsurance
$10.00B$253.853.28%$920.69M12.87x3.28
SRL
SCULLY ROYALTY LTD
NYSE
Capital Markets
$107.45M$7.27-0.14%$24.36M17.95x0.38
WTFC
WINTRUST FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$4.89B$80.59-1.15%$687.63M11.48x9.78
BWFG
BANKWELL FINANCIAL GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$229.02M$29.50-0.84%$47.73M6.57x9.80
RDN
RADIAN GROUP INC
NYSE
Insurance - Specialty
$3.08B$19.08-0.26%$1.06B4.87x0.85
SPGI
S&P GLOBAL INC
NYSE
Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
$104.48B$313.27-0.68%$5.68B23.26x0.55
SIGI
SELECTIVE INSURANCE GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$4.87B$80.731.48%$414.79M18.77x2.98
WD
WALKER & DUNLOP INC
NYSE
Mortgage Finance
$2.81B$85.11-1.87%$618.61M10.05x1.76
UBFO
UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$112.81M$6.620.15%$16.85M9.74x11.18
NWFL
NORWOOD FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$218.83M$26.800.34%$35.98M7.93x10.89
AXS
AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$4.22B$49.801.78%$581.61M10.20x4.87
MVBF
MVB FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$344.86M$28.20-2.83%$39.47M12.21x10.83
FMAO
FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$356.57M$27.293.45%$40.13M11.47x8.52
HBAN
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$18.55B$12.86-1.15%$2.50B11.28x8.96
AMG
AFFILIATED MANAGERS GROUP INC
NYSE
Asset Management
$4.34B$113.54-0.62%$915.20M8.11x1.56
CINF
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL CORP
NASDAQ
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$14.45B$90.740.53%$784.00M27.33x1.77
SYF
SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL
NYSE
Credit Services
$13.54B$28.11-0.35%$5.22B4.06x6.11
SAMG
SILVERCREST ASSET MANAGEMENT GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$241.37M$16.63-3.03%$40.00M7.36x0.86
RBB
RBB BANCORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$396.38M$20.84-1.37%$99.63M6.59x7.56
FUNC
FIRST UNITED CORP
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$111.83M$16.801.57%$34.31M4.83x12.19
TCBK
TRICO BANCSHARES
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.52B$45.58-0.52%$166.17M13.10x8.71
AJG
ARTHUR J GALLAGHER & CO
NYSE
Insurance Brokers
$35.70B$169.730.16%$2.04B33.68x3.53
ICE
INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC
NYSE
Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
$51.10B$91.50-0.10%$5.96B15.25x8.43
SYBT
STOCK YARDS BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.99B$68.17-0.66%$122.34M22.50x9.15
STC
STEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP
NYSE
Insurance - Property & Casualty
$1.16B$42.77-0.63%$441.68M3.92x1.04
SSSS
SURO CAPITAL CORP
NASDAQ
Asset Management
$124.33M$4.10-1.68%$42.96M2.10x0.27
DCOM
DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Regional
$1.16B$30.16-2.17%$216.06M8.67x9.83

Financial Industries

IndustryStocks1d %1w %1m %1y %Zen ScoreP/E ratioP/B RatioROEROAROCEUpside/DownsideConsensus
100-0.76%-8.26%-12.14%-29.39%6.63x1.85x+16.23%+4.42%+0.77%+37.18%Buy
20-0.92%-8.13%-9.47%-21.86%3.32x0.82x+10.58%+0.74%N/A+45.98%Buy
361-1.04%-5.22%-4.94%-10.42%18.04x1.05x+11.72%+1.16%N/A+26.80%Buy
54-0.52%-6.73%-10.36%-28.00%12.50x1.53x+14.62%+2.06%+0.35%+42.36%Buy
66-0.95%-8.47%-16.84%-43.05%24.02x2.82x+61.57%+14.76%+23.94%+41.08%Buy
3-0.45%-9.14%-7.71%-16.78%4.58x0.90x+8.77%+1.07%N/A+32.97%Buy
9-0.59%-8.00%-12.44%-22.15%26.72x3.52x+8.65%+7.43%+13.28%+30.65%Buy
16-0.31%-4.03%-6.12%-9.64%25.62x5.68x+47.76%+7.15%+16.59%+20.26%Buy
13+0.42%-6.46%-8.63%-22.05%45.53x1.20x+5.46%+1.33%+0.00%+35.36%Buy
19-0.71%-6.94%-7.61%-16.91%8.48x0.98x+9.82%+1.11%N/A+21.76%Buy
43+1.85%-6.23%-7.02%-1.53%52.11x1.61x+8.85%+2.08%-0.03%+21.39%Buy
8+1.84%-6.26%-4.93%-3.69%13.44x1.08x+0.37%+0.21%N/A+24.90%Buy
19-0.29%-5.85%-10.86%-18.59%46.73x1.49x+14.09%+3.33%+0.72%+36.87%Buy
21-0.28%-9.13%-14.37%-36.54%-1.82x1.59x+27.10%+3.87%+0.18%+73.88%Buy

Financial Stocks FAQ

What are the best financial stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best financial service stocks to buy right now are:

1. Assetmark Financial Holdings (NYSE:AMK)


Assetmark Financial Holdings (NYSE:AMK) is the top financial stock with a Zen Score of 69, which is 33 points higher than the financial sector average of 36. It passed 23 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Assetmark Financial Holdings has seen its stock lose -27.58% over the past year, underperforming other financial stocks by -10 percentage points.

Assetmark Financial Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $32.50, an upside of 74.36% from Assetmark Financial Holdings's current stock price of $18.64.

Assetmark Financial Holdings stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Assetmark Financial Holdings, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Hywin Holdings (NASDAQ:HYW)


Hywin Holdings (NASDAQ:HYW) is the second best financial stock with a Zen Score of 65, which is 29 points higher than the financial sector average of 36. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Hywin Holdings has seen its stock lose -0.98% over the past year, overperforming other financial stocks by 17 percentage points.

3. Northeast Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:NECB)


Northeast Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:NECB) is the third best financial stock with a Zen Score of 63, which is 27 points higher than the financial sector average of 36. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Northeast Community Bancorp has seen its stock return 12.77% over the past year, overperforming other financial stocks by 31 percentage points.

Northeast Community Bancorp has an average 1 year price target of $13.50, an upside of 9.22% from Northeast Community Bancorp's current stock price of $12.36.

Northeast Community Bancorp stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Northeast Community Bancorp, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the financial stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 561 financial stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 financial stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Goosehead Insurance (NASDAQ:GSHD)


Goosehead Insurance (NASDAQ:GSHD) has an annual dividend yield of N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the financial sector average of 4.38%.

Goosehead Insurance's dividend payout ratio of 1,253.8% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Crawford & Co (NYSE:CRD.A)


Crawford & Co (NYSE:CRD.A) has an annual dividend yield of N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the financial sector average of 4.38%. Crawford & Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Crawford & Co's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Crawford & Co's dividend payout ratio of 12.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Suro Capital (NASDAQ:SSSS)


Suro Capital (NASDAQ:SSSS) has an annual dividend yield of 69.76%, which is 65 percentage points higher than the financial sector average of 4.38%. Suro Capital's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% five times in the last 10 years. Suro Capital's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Suro Capital's dividend payout ratio of 262.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are financial stocks down?

Financial stocks were down -0.32% in the last day, and down -6.4% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why financial stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued financial stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued financial stocks right now are:

1. Mainstreet Bancshares (NASDAQ:MNSB)


Mainstreet Bancshares (NASDAQ:MNSB) is the most undervalued financial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Mainstreet Bancshares has a valuation score of 100, which is 48 points higher than the financial sector average of 52. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Mainstreet Bancshares's stock has dropped -3.42% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the financial sector by 15 percentage points.

2. Rhinebeck Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBKB)


Rhinebeck Bancorp (NASDAQ:RBKB) is the second most undervalued financial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Rhinebeck Bancorp has a valuation score of 100, which is 48 points higher than the financial sector average of 52. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Rhinebeck Bancorp's stock has dropped -7.59% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the financial sector by 10 percentage points.

3. International General Insurance Holdings (NASDAQ:IGIC)


International General Insurance Holdings (NASDAQ:IGIC) is the third most undervalued financial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. International General Insurance Holdings has a valuation score of 100, which is 48 points higher than the financial sector average of 52. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

International General Insurance Holdings's stock has dropped -13.59% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the financial sector by 4 percentage points.

Are financial stocks a good buy now?

33.22% of financial stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect financial stocks to rise by 30.91% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the financial services sector?

The average P/E ratio of the financial services sector is 19.45x.
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