Today’s top U.S. stocks: Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL ↑15.8%), Accenture Plc (Ireland) (ACN ↑9.3%)

Posted: 16 December 2021 7:33 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Dec. 16, 2021

The best performing companies in trading today were Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL, up 15.8%) and Accenture Plc (Ireland) (ACN, up 9.3%).
The day overall was tough on the Nasdaq, with the composite down 2.5%. The NYSE Composite gained a slim 0.2%.

Largest gains in U.S. markets Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021

Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 15.8% to $3.08.
“Mechel apparently benefitted from another company’s forecast of strong demand for steel,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Also performing strongly was Accenture Plc (Ireland) (ACN), the NYSE company.
It rose 9.3% to reach $410.16.
Accenture reported a 20% jump in earnings and raised its forecasts, propelling the move.
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These were the 10 biggest gainers today:

StockPrice% change
Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL)$3.0815.8%
Accenture Plc (Ireland) (ACN)$410.169.3%
Beigene Ltd. ADRs (BGNE)$271.149.1%
Uwm Holdings Corporation (UWMC)$6.646.8%
Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited ADRs (ACH)$13.305.3%
At&T (T)$23.345.3%
Novartis Ag (NVS)$85.464.8%
Infosys Limited ADRs (INFY)$24.314.5%
Steel Dynamics (STLD)$61.424.4%
Canon Inc. ADRs (CAJ)$25.044.4%

Market movers Thursday, Dec. 16, 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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