Today’s top U.S. stocks: Splunk (SPLK ↑7.7%), Occidental Petroleum (OXY ↑6.7%)

Posted: 4 March 2022 6:10 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on March 04, 2022

The best performing companies today were Splunk Inc. (SPLK, up 7.7%) and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY, up 6.7%).
The market ended the day mostly in the red, making it another down week. The Dow shed 180 points, or 0.5%, ending the week off 0.8%. The Nasdaq shed 1.7% for the day and 1.9% for the week, while the S&P 500 gave up 0.8% on the day and 0.6% on the week.

Largest gains in U.S. markets Friday, March 4, 2022

Splunk Inc. (SPLK) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 7.7% to $131.23.
The small software maker announced that private-equity firm Hellman & Friedman had taken nearly an 8% stake in the company, making it the largest shareholder.
Learn more about investing in Splunk Inc. in Finder’s full guide.
Second place for market gainers went to Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), the NYSE company.
It rose 6.7% to reach $50.96.
“The stock outpaced other oil names today, but that whole sector is rising due to high oil prices,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Find out more about investing in Occidental Petroleum Corporation in Finder’s full guide.
For more on the sector, read our look at how investors might profit from $5 gas.

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These were the 10 biggest gainers today:

StockPrice% change
Splunk Inc. (SPLK)$131.237.7%
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)$50.966.7%
Gold Fields Limited ADRs (GFI)$15.175.2%
Mosaic Company (MOS)$58.174.5%
Anglogold Ashanti Limited (AU)$24.804.0%
Cf Industries Holdings Inc. (CF)$90.363.7%
Alcoa Corporation (AA)$85.893.6%
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ)$58.973.2%
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF)$26.173.0%
Csx Corporation (CSX)$36.302.9%

Market movers Friday, March 4, 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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