Today’s top U.S. stocks: Upstart Holdings (UPST ↑31.1%), Generac Holdings (GNRC ↑11.0%)
See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Feb. 16, 2022
The best performing companies in trading today were Upstart Holdings (UPST, up 31.1%) and Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC, up 11.0%).
Stocks overall traded flat on day, with the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all moving less than 0.2%.
Top movers in U.S. markets Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022
Upstart Holdings Inc. (UPST) was the biggest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 31.1% to $143.00.
“Upstart blew away the market with a strong earnings report and a share buyback program,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Second place for market gainers went to Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC), the NYSE company. It rose 11.0% to reach $307.12.
The company’s earnings report came with a 2022 prediction of “exceptional revenue growth.”
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These were the 10 biggest gainers today:
|Upstart Holdings Inc. (UPST)||$143.00||31.1%|
|Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC)||$307.12||11.0%|
|Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)||$54.81||6.6%|
|Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. De C.V. ADRs (VIST)||$7.32||6.2%|
|Schlumberger N.V. (SLB)||$42.44||5.9%|
|Ovintiv Inc. (De) (OVV)||$42.52||5.0%|
|The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)||$36.32||4.7%|
|Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD)||$21.64||4.6%|
|Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF)||$125.96||4.4%|
|Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR)||$14.35||4.2%|
Market movers Wednesday, Feb. 16, 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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