Today’s top US stocks: AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC ↑6.6%), Bilibili Inc. ADRs (BILI ↑5.6%)

Posted: 31 August 2021 6:05 pm
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The best performing stocks on the NYSE and Nasdaq today were AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC, up 6.6%) and Bilibili Inc ADRs (BILI, up 5.6%).

The Nasdaq Composite Index slipped 6.65 to close the session at 15,259.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 39.11 to end at 35,360.73.

Standout performers in US markets for Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC) was the largest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 6.6% to $46.20.

“Meme stocks like AMC and GameStop (GME) are trending again today because of a market downturn,” said Sheri Bechtel, editor of Finder’s Share Trading and Investing team. “These are hedges to perceived weakness in the broader market. If you have some extra funds around and you have the risk tolerance, go for it. But meme stocks are not solid long-term investments.”

Learn more about investing in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc in Finder’s full guide.

Another strong performer was Bilibili Inc ADRs (BILI), which trades on the Nasdaq.

It rose 5.6% to reach $78.28.

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

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

StockPrice% change
Amc Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC)$46.206.6%
Bilibili Inc ADRs (BILI)$78.285.6%
Netease Inc ADRs (NTES)$94.485.4%
Gamestop Corp (GME)$220.535.4%
Upstart Holdings Inc (UPST)$226.325.0%
Trip.Com Group Ltd ADRs (TCOM)$29.844.4%
Yandex NV (YNDX)$76.074.0%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)$50.553.9%
Canadian National Railway Co (CNI)$113.473.5%
Cigna Corp (CI)$214.333.3%

Market movers Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021

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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