Today’s top US stocks: AstraZeneca plc ADRs (AZN ↑4.6%), Seagen Inc (SGEN ↑1.9%)

Posted: 20 September 2021 4:44 pm
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Top performer badges in trading today go to AstraZeneca plc ADRs (AZN, up 4.6%) and Seagen Inc (SGEN, up 1.9%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 614.41 to end the session at 33,970.47. The Nasdaq followed suit, giving up 330.06 to close at 14,713.90. The S&P 500 slipped 75.26 to 4,357.73.

Biggest changes in US markets Monday, Sep5. 20, 2021

AstraZeneca plc ADRs (AZN) was the biggest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 4.6% to $58.13.

“AstraZeneca saw some gains on the day after reporting progress with a groundbreaking breast cancer drug candidate,” said Sheri Bechtel, editor for Finder’s US share trading and investing team.

Learn more about investing in AstraZeneca plc ADRs in Finder’s full guide.

Another strong performer was Seagen Inc (SGEN), which trades on the Nasdaq.

It rose 1.9% to reach $159.14.

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

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Today’s list of the 10 biggest U.S. stock gainers by the close:

StockPrice% change
Astrazeneca Plc ADRs (AZN)$58.134.6%
Seagen Inc (SGEN)$159.141.9%
Essential Utilities Inc (WTRG)$47.281.8%
American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)$20.031.5%
Incyte Corp (INCY)$76.901.2%
Dominion Energy Inc (D)$74.881.0%
American Water Works Co Inc (AWK)$179.741.0%
Zillow Group Inc (ZG)$97.03.9%
Centerpoint Energy Inc (Holding Co) (CNP)$24.65.9%
Nextera Energy Inc 4.872% Corporate Units (NEE-O)$60.88.9%

Market movers Monday, Sept. 20, 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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