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KKR Financial Holdings is Among the Companies in the Specialized Finance Industry with the Best Relative Performance (KFN, ICE, NYX, IBKR, CBOE)

Published on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 08:13
By Robert Cotter

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Specialized Finance industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

KKR Financial Holdings (NYSE:KFN) ranks first with a gain of 1.27%; IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) ranks second with a gain of 0.32%; and NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) ranks third with a gain of 0.23%.

Interactive Brokers (NASDAQ:IBKR) follows with a gain of 0.21% and CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) rounds out the top five with a loss of 0.21%.

KKR Financial Holdings LLC is a specialty finance company that invests in multiple asset classes. The Company invests in debt securities and marketable and non-marketable equity securities. KKR Financial Holdings is externally managed by KKR Financial Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com