Today’s top US stocks: Affirm (AFRM ↑8.8%), Cloudflare (NET ↑4.3%)

Posted: 6 October 2021 5:01 pm

The best-performing stocks on the NYSE and Nasdaq today were Affirm Holdings Class A Common Stock (AFRM, up 8.8%) and Cloudflare Class A Common Stock (NET, up 4.3%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded Wednesday, gaining 102.32 to close at 34,416.99. The Nasdaq rose 68.08 to settle at 14,501.91 and the S&P 500 edged up 17.83 to close at 4,363.55.

Biggest movers in US markets Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021

Affirm Holdings Inc (AFRM) was the biggest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 8.8% to $121.26.

“Affirm is getting some real affirmation today after it announced it’s partnering with Target,” said Sheri Bechtel, editor for Finder’s US share trading and investing channel. “The ubiquitous retail chain will utilize Affirm’s buy-now, pay-later services so its customers can pay in installments. The announcement comes just ahead of the holiday season, and the partnership is a real boon to Affirm, which wrapped its IPO back in January.”

Learn more about investing in Affirm Holdings Inc in Finder’s full guide.

The second-best mover was Cloudflare Inc (NET), an NYSE company.

It rose 4.3% to reach $130.95.

Find out more about investing in Cloudflare 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
Affirm Holdings Inc (AFRM)$121.268.8%
Cloudflare Inc (NET)$130.954.3%
Netease Inc ADRs (NTES)$86.514.0%
Asana Inc (ASAN)$107.233.9%
Roku Inc (ROKU)$315.763.7%
Bill.Com Holdings Inc (BILL)$275.052.9%
Coupa Software Inc (COUP)$220.742.8%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX)$181.782.7%
Zillow Group Inc (ZG)$88.682.7%
Palantir Technologies Inc (PLTR)$23.832.7%

Market movers Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021

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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