Today’s top U.S. stocks: Seagen Inc. (SGEN ↑16.4%), Xpeng Inc. ADRs (XPEV ↑7.8%)

Posted: 17 June 2022 4:53 pm

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The best performing companies in trading today were Seagen Inc. (SGEN, up 16.4%) and Xpeng Inc. ADRs (XPEV, up 7.8%).

Overall, stocks traded slightly positive to end a down week. The Nasdaq rose 1.4%, but the S&P 500 was up just 0.2% and the Dow down a fraction. For the week, the S&P lost 4.2%, the Dow 4% and the Nasdaq Composite 1.7%.

Biggest movers in U.S. markets Friday, June 17, 2022

Seagen Inc. (SGEN) was the top gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 16.4% to $170.86.

“The Wall Street Journal suggested Merck might buy Seagen out, fueling the gains,” said Finder Finance News Editor Ron Prichard.

Learn more about investing in Seagen in Finder’s full guide.

The second-best mover was Xpeng ADRs (XPEV), the NYSE company.

It rose 7.8% to reach $27.67.

Find out more about investing in Xpeng Inc. ADRs in Finder’s full guide.

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

StockPrice% change
Seagen Inc. (SGEN)$170.8616.4%
Xpeng Inc. ADRs (XPEV)$27.677.8%
Enphase Energy Inc. (ENPH)$181.076.8%
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.(BMRN)$77.056.8%
Huazhu Group Limited ADRs (HTHT)$31.716.6%
Solaredge Technologies Inc. (SEDG)$268.965.9%
Argenx Se ADRs (ARGX)$350.085.8%
Docusign Inc. (DOCU)$59.935.5%
Biogen Inc. (BIIB)$201.745.3%
Carnival Corporation (CCL)$9.215.3%

Market movers Friday, June 17, 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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