Today’s top U.S. stocks: Cerner Corp. (CERN ↑12.8%), Fedex Corp. (FDX ↑7.5%)

Posted: 17 December 2021 4:45 pm
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See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Dec. 17, 2021

The best performing companies today were Cerner Corp. (CERN, up 12.8%) and Fedex Corporation (FDX, up 7.5%).

Overall the market declined on the day to finish off a down week. The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.7% Friday and shed 2.8% for the week. The S&P 500 dropped 1% Friday and 1.9% over five days, the Dow 1.5% for the day and 1.6% for the week.

Biggest movers in U.S. markets Friday, Dec. 17, 2021

Cerner Corp. (CERN) was the dominant gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 12.8% to $89.67, and were up 22% for the week.

“The Wall Street Journal reported Oracle will buy the health-care data company, at a likely premium for stockholders,” Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard sai.

Learn more about investing in Cerner in Finder’s full guide.

Also performing strongly was Fedex Corp. (FDX). The NYSE company rose 7.5% to reach $256.29.

The company delivered a strong earnings report that beat forecasts.

Find out more about investing in Fedex Corporation in Finder’s full guide.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Cerner Corporation (CERN)$89.6712.8%
Fedex Corporation (FDX)$256.297.5%
Teladoc Health Inc.(TDOC)$92.615.9%
Novavax Inc.(NVAX)$205.285.3%
Amc Entertainment Holdings Inc.(AMC)$25.444.0%
Ubiquiti Inc. (UI)$304.134.0%
Argenx Se ADRs (ARGX)$307.293.4%
Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM)$188.213.2%
Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS)$150.733.0%
Uber Technologies Inc. (UBER)$38.762.8%

Market movers Friday, Dec. 17, 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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