Today’s top US stocks: Dollar Tree (DLTR ↑13.3%), Snap (SNAP ↑5.8%)

Posted: 15 November 2021 4:47 pm

The best-performing companies today were Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR, up 13.3%) and Snap Inc (SNAP, up 5.8%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped by 12.86 to close at 36,087.45 and the Nasdaq edged down 7.11 to settle at 15,853.85. The S&P 500 fell 0.50 to 4,682.80.

Biggest movers in US markets Monday, Nov. 15, 2021

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

Shares in the company rose 13.3% to $128.14.

“Dollar Tree got a boost today when investing firm Mantle Ridge snapped up a $1.8 billion stake in the retail chain,” said Sheri Bechtel, editor of Finder’s US share trading and investing team. “Inflation pressures and a poor customer experience have forced the chain to reconsider their $1 price point and potentially raise their prices. The Mantle Ridge investment – and the board seats that come with it – could put Dollar Tree in a position to make changes that will benefit their bottom line, the stock and their Family Dollar holding.”

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

The second-best mover was Snap Inc (SNAP), the NYSE company.

It rose 5.8% to reach $56.83.

Find out more about investing in Snap Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

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Here’s the full list of today’s 10 biggest gainers.

StockPrice% change
Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR)$128.1413.3%
Snap Inc (SNAP)$56.835.8%
Pinterest Inc (PINS)$48.535.6%
ResMed Inc (RMD)$269.005.6%
Quantumscape Corp (QS)$40.955.5%
KE Holdings Inc ADRs (BEKE)$23.664.6%
CyrusOne Inc (CONE)$89.304.5%
The Trade Desk Inc (TTD)$104.654.3%
Syneos Health Inc (SYNH)$99.814.3%
Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR)$278.394.3%

Market movers Monday, Nov. 15, 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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