Today’s top U.S. stocks: Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI ↑28.5%), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA ↑6.5%)
See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
The best performing stocks on the NYSE and Nasdaq today were Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI, up 28.5%) and Electronic Arts Inc. (EA, up 6.5%).
Overall it was a down day in the market, with the Dow off 1.5%, the S&P 500 losing 1.8% and the Nasdaq shedding 2.6%.
Top movers in U.S. markets Tuesday 18 January 2022
Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) was the top gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 28.5% to $84.01.
“Microsoft announced it would acquire the company at a hefty premium to the stock price,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Learn more about investing in Activision Blizzard Inc. in Finder’s full guide.
The second-best mover was Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), the NASDAQ company.
It rose 6.5% to reach $138.97.
“Gaming stocks like EA rallied Tuesday in response to the Activision deal,” said Prichard.
Find out more about investing in Electronic Arts Inc. in Finder’s full guide.
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These were the 10 biggest gainers today:
|Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI)||$84.01||28.5%|
|Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)||$138.97||6.5%|
|Sasol Ltd. ADRs (SSL)||$19.97||5.9%|
|Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS)||$101.40||5.8%|
|China Eastern Airlines Corporation Ltd. (CEA)||$20.40||5.6%|
|Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS)||$82.10||4.7%|
|Ecopetrol S.A. ADRs (EC)||$14.80||4.7%|
|Ke Holdings Inc ADRs (BEKE)||$21.96||4.6%|
|China Southern Airlines Company Limited (ZNH)||$32.48||4.4%|
|Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX)||$45.84||4.0%|
Market movers Tuesday 18 January 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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