Today’s top U.S. stocks: Okta Inc. (OKTA ↑6.3%), West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd (WFG ↑5.7%)

Posted: 3 June 2022 5:12 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Jun. 03, 2022

The best performing stocks in NYSE and Nasdaq trading today were Okta Inc. (OKTA, up 6.3%) and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd (WFG, up 5.7%).

Overall the markets stumbled Friday, though the major indexes posted gains for the holiday-shortened week. The Dow dropped 1% Friday, with a 0.5% gain for the week, while the S&P 500 was down 1.6% for the day but up 0.75% for the week. The Nasdaq shed 1.6% for the day but was up overall 1.2% for the week.

Biggest movers in U.S. markets Friday, Jun. 03, 2022

Okta Inc. (OKTA) was the top gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 6.3% to $99.61 following a strong earnings report.

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Second place for market gainers went to West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd (WFG), the NYSE company.

It rose 5.7% to reach $94.54.

There was no obvious news driving the move, but commodities stocks have done well as shortages in many areas have driven up prices.

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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
Okta Inc. (OKTA)$99.616.3%
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd (WFG)$94.545.7%
Seagen Inc. (SGEN)$140.303.8%
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALNY)$129.493.2%
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)$477.443.1%
Biogen Inc. (BIIB)$204.172.9%
American Tower Corporation (Reit) (AMT)$268.752.4%
Beigene Ltd. ADRs (BGNE)$141.992.3%
Conocophillips (COP)$117.572.3%
Natura &Co Holding S.A. ADRs (NTCO)$7.382.2%

Market movers Friday, Jun. 03, 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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