Today’s top US stocks: Athene Holding (ATH ↑8.6%), Apollo Global Management (APO ↑8.5%)

Posted: 19 October 2021 5:40 pm
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The best-performing stocks in NYSE and Nasdaq trading today were Athene Holding Ltd (ATH, up 8.6%) and Apollo Global Management Inc (APO, up 8.5%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 198.70 to close the session at 35,457.31 and the Nasdaq finished up 107.28 at 15,129.09. The S&P 500 gained 33.17 to settle at 4,519.63.

Top movers in US markets Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021

Athene Holding Ltd (ATH) was the biggest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 8.6% to $83.38.

“It’s been a tough time for the insurance industry. The sector suffered a 3.4% loss during the third quarter, but Athene, which offers insurance and reinsurance products, is expected to outperform third-quarter earnings expectations. Reports I’ve seen suggest Athene could see its earnings per share climb by more than 1.7%,” said Sheri Bechtel, editor for Finder’s US share trading and investing team.

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In second spot for market gains was Apollo Global Management Inc (APO), the NYSE company.

It rose 8.5% to reach $74.10.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Athene Holding Ltd (ATH)$83.388.6%
Apollo Global Management Inc (APO)$74.108.5%
Sunrun Inc (RUN)$52.748.5%
Asana Inc (ASAN)$126.817.6%
Bilibili Inc ADRs (BILI)$80.417.2%
Tencent Music Entertainment Group ADRs (TME)$8.216.3%
Gds Holdings Ltd (GDS)$62.105.4%
Solaredge Technologies Inc (SEDG)$322.515.4%
Enphase Energy Inc (ENPH)$189.155.1%
GoodRx Holdings Inc (GDRX)$44.004.6%

Market movers Tuesday, Oct. 19, 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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