Today’s top U.S. stocks: Oracle Corp. (ORCL ↑15.4%), Broadcom Inc. (AVGO ↑9.5%)

Posted: 10 December 2021 5:16 pm
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See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Dec. 10, 2021

The best performing stocks in NYSE and Nasdaq trading today were Oracle Corp. (ORCL, up 15.4%) and Broadcom Inc. (AVGO, up 9.5%).

Overall the markets had a positive day to cap off an up week. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.73% Friday with a 3.4% gain for the week, while the NYSE Composite added 0.45% on the day and was up3% for the week. They’re still both down slightly from prices before Thanksgiving, when the market slump over fear of a new COVID variant.

Largest gains in U.S. markets Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

Oracle (ORCL) was the standout gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 15.4% to $102.46, following an earnings report that beat Wall Street estimates and drew praise from analysts.

“Oracle has somewhat quietly gained 69% in 2021 and nothing in the new numbers suggests the run is over,” said Finder Investments Publisher Ron Prichard.

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Another strong performer was Broadcom Inc. (AVGO), the NASDAQ company.

It rose 9.5% to reach $639.08.

“Broadcom raised its dividend and announced share buybacks, which can buoy a stock price,” said Finder’s Prichard.

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

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Oracle Corporation (ORCL)$102.4615.4%
Broadcom Inc. (AVGO)$639.089.5%
Broadcom Inc. 8.00% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (AVGOP)$1990.498.4%
Centene Corporation (CNC)$78.514.9%
Crown Holdings (CCK)$108.704.7%
Cf Industries Holdings Inc. (CF)$61.034.3%
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)$543.693.7%
Ford Motor Company (F)$20.213.3%
Pinduoduo Inc. ADRs (PDD)$64.173.2%
Fortinet Inc. (FTNT)$326.463.2%

Market movers Friday, Dec. 10, 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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