Today’s top U.S. stocks: Cognex Corporation (CGNX ↑6.1%), Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR ↑3.9%)

Posted: 18 February 2022 6:06 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Feb. 18, 2022

The best performing stocks on the NYSE and Nasdaq today were Cognex Corporation (CGNX, up 6.1%) and Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR, up 3.9%).
Overall it was a sour day in the market with worries about Ukraine and interest rate hikes shaping the action. The Nasdaq lost 1.2%, the Dow and S&P 500 each about 0.7%.

Largest gains in U.S. markets Friday, Feb. 18, 2022

Cognex Corporation (CGNX) was the biggest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 6.1% to $65.44.
“Cognex’s earning report was good enough to override the market’s overall tone,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Learn more about investing in Cognex Corporation in Finder’s full guide.
Also performing strongly was Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), the NASDAQ company.
It rose 3.9% to reach $141.05.Find out more about investing in Dollar Tree Inc. in Finder’s full guide.

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Here’s the full list of today’s 10 biggest gainers.

StockPrice% change
Cognex Corporation (CGNX)$65.446.1%
Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR)$141.053.9%
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE)$69.623.4%
Incyte Corp. (INCY)$70.063.3%
Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED)$84.103.3%
The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)$38.993.2%
Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA)$379.302.8%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. (DD)$81.802.6%
Ventas Inc. (VTR)$53.212.5%
Netflix Inc. (NFLX)$395.962.4%

Market movers Friday, Feb. 18, 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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