Today’s top U.S. stocks: AMC Entertainment (AMC ↑7.4%), Discovery Series B  (DISCB ↑6.1%)

Posted: 16 August 2021 6:44 pm
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Top performer badges in trading today go to AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Class A Common Stock (AMC, up 7.4%) and Discovery Inc. Series B Common Stock (DISCB, up 6.1%).

Overall the market was fairly flat, with the Nasdaq Composite closing down slightly and the Dow up slightly. Both moved less than 1% on the day.

Biggest changes in U.S. markets Monday 16 August 2021

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Class A Common Stock (AMC) was the largest gainer today.

Shares in the company rose 7.4% to $35.94. The stock continues to be volatile and harder than most to predict, with heavy interest among short-sellers.

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Second place for market gainers went to Discovery Inc. Series B Common Stock (DISCB), the NASDAQ company.

It rose 6.1% to reach $44.55.

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

StockPrice% change
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Class A Common Stock (AMC)$35.947.4%
Discovery Inc. Series B Common Stock (DISCB)$44.556.1%
Kansas City Southern Preferred Stock (KSU-)$36.604.4%
Beigene Ltd. American Depositary Shares (BGNE)$284.793.1%
Morningstar Inc. Common Stock (MORN)$267.682.8%
Parker-Hannifin Corporation Common Stock (PH)$300.702.6%
Plug Power Inc. Common Stock (PLUG)$25.602.4%
Curevac N.V. Ordinary Shares (CVAC)$60.062.1%
Ubiquiti Inc. Common Stock (UI)$316.732.0%
Insulet Corporation Common Stock (PODD)$293.121.9%

Market movers Monday 16 August 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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The 10 biggest gainers for Monday 16 August 2021.

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