Today’s top U.S. stocks: Huaneng Power (HNP ↑17.8%), BioNTech SE ADR (BNTX ↑8.8%)

Posted: 23 August 2021 7:47 pm
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The best performing companies in trading today were Huaneng Power (HNP, up 17.8%) and BioNTech Se ADR (BNTX, up 8.8%).

As a whole the markets were up today, with the Nasdaq Composite rising 1.55%, or 228 points, and the Dow industrials adding 215 points, or 0.61%.

Biggest changes in U.S. markets Monday, Aug. 23, 2021

Huaneng Power Intl (HNP) was the top gainer today. Shares in the company rose 17.8% to $19.46.

The second-best mover was BioNTech Se ADR (BNTX), the NASDAQ company, which rose 8.8% to reach $379.31. The company had worked with Pfizer on a COVID-19 vaccine that won full U.S. approval today.

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

StockPrice% change
Huaneng Power (HNP)$19.4617.8%
BioNTech Se ADR (BNTX)$379.318.8%
Beigene Ltd. ADR (BGNE)$266.546.8%
Occidental Petroleum (OXY)$23.426.7%
Diamondback Energy Inc. (FANG)$72.656.6%
Continental Resources Inc. (CLR)$35.966.3%
Cenovus Energy (CVE)$7.855.7%
Argenx Se ADR (ARGX)$332.115.6%
Devon Energy (DVN)$27.125.5%
Zai Lab Limited ADR (ZLAB)$140.895.0%

Market movers Tuesday, Aug. 24, 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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