Today’s top U.S. stocks: Dollar Tree (DLTR ↑21.8%), Alibaba Group ADRs (BABA ↑14.4%)

Posted: 26 May 2022 4:47 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on May 26, 2022

The best performing companies in trading today were Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR, up 21.8%) and Alibaba Group Holding Limited ADRs (BABA, up 14.4%).

Stocks overall rose, with the Dow up for a fifth straight day as it added more than 500 points. The S&P 500 added 2%, the Nasdaq 2.7%.

Biggest changes in U.S. markets Thursday, May 26, 2022

Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) was the largest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 21.8% to $162.73.

“Dollar Tree and rival discounter Dollar General both reported strong earnings and raised their outlooks for the year. Investors are rewarding companies that can defy inflation,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.

Learn more about investing in Dollar Tree Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

Second place for market gainers went to Alibaba Group Holding Limited ADRs (BABA), the NYSE company.

It rose 14.4% to reach $94.18 after an earnings report that beat analyst expectations.

Find out more about investing in Alibaba Group Holding Limited ADRs in Finder’s full guide.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR)$162.7321.8%
Alibaba Group Holding Limited ADRs (BABA)$94.1814.4%
Dollar General Corporation (DG)$223.4314.4%
Baidu Inc. (BIDU)$134.7512.9%
Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL)$174.2111.5%
Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR)$51.4911.0%
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU)$288.2210.6%
Liberty Global Plc (LBTYB)$26.3110.1%
Huazhu Group Limited ADRs (HTHT)$29.989.8%
Carnival Corporation (CCL)$13.379.8%

Market movers Thursday, May 26, 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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