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Lendingtree Inc has the Highest Beta in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry (TREE, OCN, AGM, WSFS, UCFC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Lendingtree Inc ranks highest with a a beta of 1.3. Following is Ocwen Finl Corp with a a beta of 1.3. Fed Agri Mtg-C ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.2.

Wsfs Financial follows with a a beta of 1.2, and United Commty Fi rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.2.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Wsfs Financial on January 22nd, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $41.50. Since that call, shares of Wsfs Financial have fallen 44.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): TREE OCN AGM WSFS UCFC