Today’s top U.S. stocks: Occidental Petroleum (OXY ↑8.6%), Ovintiv (OVV ↑6.6%)
See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on March 17, 2022
The best performing stocks on the NYSE and Nasdaq today were Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY, up 8.6%) and Ovintiv Inc. (OVV, up 6.6%).
The market followed yesterday’s rally with a second day of gains. The Dow and S&P 500 both tacked on 1.2%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.3%.
Top movers in U.S. markets Thursday, March 17, 2022
Occidental Petroleum (OXY) was the top gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 8.6% to $57.56.
“OXY got a boost on word that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) had purchased 18.1 million more shares, giving it a 14.6% stake,” Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard said.
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In second spot for market gains was Ovintiv Inc. (OVV). The NYSE company rose 6.6% to reach $46.62, on what was a bounceback day for oilfield stocks.
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Here’s the full list of today’s 10 biggest gainers.
|Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)||$57.56||8.6%|
|Ovintiv Inc. (De) (OVV)||$46.62||6.6%|
|Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)||$55.85||6.5%|
|Cloudflare Inc. (NET)||$100.68||5.8%|
|Steel Dynamics (STLD)||$79.32||5.7%|
|Teck Resources Ltd (TECK)||$39.61||5.5%|
|D/B/A Sibanye-Stillwater Limited (SBSW)||$17.98||5.5%|
|Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF)||$27.60||5.4%|
|Icl Group Ltd. (ICL)||$10.95||5.4%|
|Square Inc. (SQ)||$122.24||5.3%|
Market movers Thursday, March 17, 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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