Today’s top U.S. stocks: PTC Inc. (PTC ↑17.7%), Meta Platforms (FB ↑16.6%)
See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Apr. 28, 2022
The best performing companies in trading today were Ptc Inc. (PTC, up 17.7%) and Meta Platforms (FB, up 16.6%).
Meta rose on a mixed but overall positive earnings report yesterday after the bell, and its momentum seemed to carry the market up. The Nasdaq rose 3%, the S&P 500 2.5% and the Dow 1.8%.
Two other tech giants reported after the bell today, with Amazon dropping on its numbers and Apple rising slightly. So it’s hard to tell if the rally will continue.
Standout performers in U.S. markets Thursday, Apr. 28, 2022
PTC Inc. (PTC) was the dominant gainer today.
Shares in the company rose 17.7% to $114.86.
“The computer services company issued another strong earnings report, and it looks like the market decided it has been unfairly beaten down this year,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.
Learn more about investing in PTC Inc. in Finder’s full guide.
Second place for market gainers went to Meta Platforms (FB). The former Facebook rose 16.6% to reach $203.92.
That followed a mixed earnings report after the bell yesterday that shows a rise in usage for the quarter. Shares had dropped a quarter earlier when the company report a first-ever decline in usage.
Find out more about investing in Meta Platforms in Finder’s full guide.
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Here’s a fuller list of the biggest gainers on the market so far today.
|PTC Inc. (PTC)||$114.86||17.7%|
|Suncor Energy Inc. (SU)||$35.93||9.3%|
|Ase Technology Holding Co. Ltd. ADRs (ASX)||$6.71||7.7%|
|Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM)||$145.50||7.7%|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO)||$560.03||7.6%|
|Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEP)||$8.89||7.5%|
|Servicenow Inc. (NOW)||$500.58||7.4%|
|Paypal Holdings Inc. (PYPL)||$88.39||7.0%|
|Autodesk Inc. (ADSK)||$192.34||6.6%|
Market movers Thursday, Apr. 28, 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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