Today’s top U.S. stocks: Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM ↑6.5%), Arcelor Mittal (MT ↑5.5%)

Posted: 12 January 2022 4:28 pm

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Top performer badges in trading today go to Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM, up 6.5%) and Arcelor Mittal (MT, up 5.5%).

The market overall traded flat, with the major indexes all up but by less that 0.5%.

Biggest changes in U.S. markets Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM) was the top gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 6.5% to $55.25.

“Lithium prices are rising, which bodes well for this stock,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.

Learn more about investing in Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. in Finder’s full guide.

Also performing strongly was Arcelor Mittal (MT), the NYSE company. It rose 5.5% to reach $37.35.

“This stock could be benefitting from a rotation into stable sectors like commodities,” said Prichard.

Find out more about investing in Arcelor Mittal in Finder’s full guide.

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Here’s a fuller list of the biggest gainers on the market so far today.

StockPrice% change
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM)$55.256.5%
Arcelor Mittal (MT)$37.355.5%
Arcelormittal (MTCN)$87.155.5%
Okta Inc. (OKTA)$218.084.9%
Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX)$45.044.8%
Dish Network Corporation (DISH)$36.994.6%
Sasol Ltd. ADRs (SSL)$18.324.4%
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF)$23.124.1%
Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)$68.724.1%
Snowflake Inc. (SNOW)$312.723.8%

Market movers Wednesday, Jan. 12, 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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