Today’s top U.S. stocks: Tesla Inc. (TSLA ↑9.0%), ViacomCBS Inc. (VIACA ↑7.2%)

Posted: 3 January 2022 5:03 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

The best performing stocks in NYSE and Nasdaq trading today were Tesla Inc. (TSLA, up 9.0%) and Viacomcbs Inc. (VIACA, up 7.2%).

Overall the market jumped into 2021 on a high note. The Dow gained 246 points to close at a record 36,585.06. The S&P 500 also gained about 0.6% and closed at a record. The Nasdaq Composite was the day’s leader, rising 1.2%.

Biggest gains in U.S. markets Monday, Jan. 03, 2022

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) was the dominant gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 9.0% to $1151.40.

“Tesla reported strong production numbers and seems to have shaken off the hangover from Elon Musk’s recent stock sales,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.

Learn more about investing in Tesla Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

Also performing strongly was ViacomCBS (VIACA). The NASDAQ company rose 7.2% to reach $35.76.

Read more about investing in ViacomCBS Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

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Here’s the full list of today’s 10 biggest gainers.

StockPrice% change
Tesla Inc. (TSLA)$1151.409.0%
Viacomcbs Inc. (VIACA)$35.767.2%
Viacomcbs Inc. (VIAC)$32.347.2%
Huaneng Power Intl (HNP)$28.126.5%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM)$127.726.2%
Carnival Corporation (CCL)$21.305.9%
Carnival Plc (CUK)$19.555.7%
Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL)$3.365.7%
Discovery Inc. (DISCA)$24.845.5%
Discovery Inc. (DISCK)$24.155.5%

Market movers Monday, Jan. 03, 2022

Each weekday we round up the biggest gainers on the NYSE and Nasdaq, ranked by price percentage from market open to market close. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $10 billion. Price changes are calculated from the open to the close on the trading day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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