Today’s top U.S. stocks: Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL- ↑22.0%), Square Inc. (SQ ↑16.5%)
See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Feb. 25, 2022
The best performing companies today were Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL-, up 22.0%) and Square Inc. (SQ, up 16.5%).
The market followed yesterday’s volatile, Ukraine-driven trading with a sizable bounce back. The Dow added 834 points, or 2.5%, while the S&P 500 gained 2.2% and the Nasdaq Composite 1.6%. For the week, the S&P was flat while the Dow and Nasdaq dropped less than 1%.
Biggest movers in U.S. markets Friday, Feb. 25, 2022
Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL-) was the largest gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 22.0% to $1.33.
“This is a Russia-based stock and the ADR started the week above $2, so the gain isn’t as significant as it might look,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Another strong performer was Square Inc. (SQ). The NYSE company rose 16.5% to reach $110.62 after a strong earnings report.
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Today’s list of the 10 biggest U.S. stock gainers by the close:
|Mechel Pao ADRs (MTL-)||$1.33||22.0%|
|Square Inc. (SQ)||$110.62||16.5%|
|Huaneng Power Intl (HNP)||$22.61||10.9%|
|Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS)||$147.19||7.9%|
|Arcelor Mittal Ny Registry Shares New (MT)||$30.37||7.1%|
|Sea Limited ADRs (SE)||$130.93||6.7%|
|Dish Network Corporation (DISH)||$31.40||6.6%|
|Arcelormittal 5.50% Mandatorily Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2023 (MTCN)||$70.94||6.5%|
|Etsy Inc. (ETSY)||$135.76||5.9%|
|Lloyds Banking Group Plc ADRs (LYG)||$2.62||5.6%|
Market movers Friday, Feb. 25, 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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