Today’s top U.S. stocks: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD ↑9.1%), Xilinx (XLNX ↑8.8%)

Posted: 2 February 2022 5:11 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Feb. 02, 2022

The best performing companies in trading today were Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD, up 9.1%) and Xilinx Inc. (XLNX, up 8.8%).
The market started the month on a positive note, if not by much, with the major indexes all up but by less than 1%.

Biggest movers in U.S. markets Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 9.1% to $127.46.
“AMD’s earnings report came in well ahead of forecasts. It’s interesting that while tech has been slipping in 2022, a lot of the results have been outstanding,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Learn more about investing in Advanced Micro Devices Inc. in Finder’s full guide.
In second spot for market gains was Xilinx Inc. (XLNX), the NASDAQ company.
It rose 8.8% to reach $215.71.
Xilinx is merging with AMD, and benefitted from its earnings.
Find out more about investing in Xilinx Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

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These were the 10 biggest gainers today:

StockPrice% change
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD)$127.469.1%
Xilinx Inc. (XLNX)$215.718.8%
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)$2972.978.0%
Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)$2974.917.9%
Discovery Inc. (DISCB)$33.006.2%
Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL-)$2.005.3%
Idexx Laboratories Inc. (IDXX)$536.904.6%
Bio-Techne Corp (TECH)$419.224.4%
Emerson Electric Company (EMR)$96.494.3%
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)$107.044.3%

Market movers Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022

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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