Today’s top US stocks: Anthem (ANTM ↑6.9%), Canadian National Railway (CNI ↑5.9%)

Posted: 20 October 2021 5:09 pm

The best-performing companies in trading today were Anthem Inc (ANTM, up 6.9%) and Canadian National Railway Co (CNI, up 5.9%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 152.03 Wednesday to close at 35,609.34 while the Nasdaq slipped 7.41 to close at 15,121.68. The S&P 500 index edged 16.56 higher to settle at 4,536.19.

Largest gains in US markets Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021

Anthem Inc (ANTM) was the dominant gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 6.9% to $420.99.

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Also performing strongly was Canadian National Railway Co (CNI), the NYSE company.

It rose 5.9% to reach $131.59.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Anthem Inc (ANTM)$420.996.9%
Canadian National Railway Co (CNI)$131.595.9%
Empresa Distribuidora Y Comercializadora Norte SA (Edenor) ADRs (EDN)$7.005.6%
PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS)$39.685.2%
Oak Street Health Inc (OSH)$44.194.7%
KE Holdings Inc ADRs (BEKE)$22.914.7%
Koninklijke Philips NV NY Registry Shares (PHG)$46.834.2%
Lithia Motors Inc (LAD)$352.664.1%
Ford Motor Co (F)$16.044.0%
Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA ADRs (ITUB)$4.454.0%

Market movers Wednesday, Oct. 20, 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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