Today’s top U.S. stocks: Kroger (KR ↑10.7%), Best Buy (BBY ↑9.1%)

Posted: 3 March 2022 4:38 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Mar. 03, 2022.

The best performing companies today were Kroger Company (KR, up 10.7%) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (BBY, up 9.1%).
It was a sour market day with the Nasdaq Composite posting a 1.6% drop. The S&P 500 declined 0.5%, and the Dow was off about 0.3%.

Largest gains in U.S. markets Thursday, Mar. 03, 2022

Kroger Company (KR) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 10.7% to $54.65.
Learn more about investing in Kroger Company in Finder’s full guide.
Also performing strongly was Best Buy Co. Inc., the NYSE company.
It rose 9.1% to reach $110.01.
“Both companies reported solid earnings, and Best Buy is raising its quarterly dividend by 26%,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Find out more about investing in Best Buy Co. Inc. 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
Kroger Company (KR)$54.6510.7%
Best Buy Co. Inc. (BBY)$110.019.1%
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM)$71.378.4%
Splunk Inc. (SPLK)$122.646.7%
Albertsons Companies Inc. (ACI)$33.334.2%
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Ltd. (CEA)$20.153.7%
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ)$59.683.6%
Mosaic Company (MOS)$55.643.5%
Essential Utilities Inc. (WTRU)$58.913.5%
Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR)$144.413.2%

Market movers Thursday, Mar. 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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