Today’s top U.S. stocks: Western Digital Corporation (WDC ↑15.6%), Catalent Inc. (CTLT ↑12.1%)

Posted: 3 May 2022 4:55 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on May 05, 2022

The best performing stocks in NYSE and Nasdaq trading today were Western Digital Corporation (WDC, up 15.6%) and Catalent Inc. (CTLT, up 12.1%).
Overall the market was up but almost flat, a day ahead of a Federal Reserve interest rate decision that has Wall Street on edge. The S&P 500 was the best of the major indexes with a gain of less than a half-percent.

Standout performers in U.S. markets Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 15.6% to $62.31.
“The activist investment firm Elliott Management made public that it is pushing the company to split off its flash drive business, unlocking value,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Learn more about investing in Western Digital Corporation in Finder’s full guide.
Another strong performer was Catalent Inc. (CTLT). The NYSE company rose 12.1% to reach $101.05 after a positive earnings release.
Find out more about investing in Catalent Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Western Digital Corporation (WDC)$62.3115.6%
Catalent Inc. (CTLT)$101.0512.1%
Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)$63.558.9%
Eqt Corporation (EQT)$42.688.2%
Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPWR)$444.408.2%
Bp P.L.C. (BP)$31.127.8%
Mosaic Company (MOS)$67.037.4%
Antero Resources Corporation (AR)$37.667.1%
Waters Corporation (WAT)$322.656.7%
Nutrien Ltd. (NTR)$105.206.0%

Market movers Tuesday, May 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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