Today’s top US stocks: QuantumScape (QS ↑13.5%), Avantor Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (AVTR-A ↑7.2%)

Posted: 29 October 2021 5:02 pm

The best-performing companies in trading today were QuantumScape Corp (QS, up 13.5%) and Avantor Inc Series A mandatory convertible preferred stock (AVTR-A, up 7.2%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 89.08 to close the week at 35,819.56 and the Nasdaq climbed 50.27 to settle at 15,498.39. The S&P 500 index edged 8.96 higher to 4,605.38.

Biggest movers in US markets Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

QuantumScape Corp (QS) was the top gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 13.5% to $28.82.

Also performing strongly was Avantor Inc Series A mandatory convertible preferred stock (AVTR-A), the NYSE company.

It rose 7.2% to reach $123.95.

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Here’s a fuller list of the biggest gainers on the market so far today.

StockPrice% change
QuantumScape Corp (QS)$28.8213.5%
Avantor Inc series A mandatory convertible preferred stock (AVTR-A)$123.957.2%
Avantor Inc (AVTR)$40.856.7%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (BAH)$85.856.6%
Atlassian Corp plc (TEAM)$444.276.5%
Argenx SE ADRs (ARGX)$298.436.3%
W.W. Grainger Inc (GWW)$457.506.2%
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA)$6.996.1%
Verisign Inc (VRSN)$221.665.2%
Abbvie Inc (ABBV)$114.064.0%

Market movers Friday, Oct. 29, 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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