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Biggest Stock Gainers Today

This page lists stocks that trade on the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX or OTCMKTS exchanges that have had the biggest one-day percentage gains during the current trading session compared to their previous closing prices. How to profit from top daily stock gainers.

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CompanyCurrent PricePrevious CloseIntraday RangeVolumeAverage VolumeIndicator(s)
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
$17.90$28.55 - $33.32
266,8741.08 millionNews Coverage
Gap Up
Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. I
$9.57$9.40 - $48.00
Rubius Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Rubius Therapeutics
$0.87$0.91 - $1.15
87,9022.00 millionNews Coverage
Gap Up
Asana, Inc. stock logo
$19.04$21.44 - $24.19
286,7312.72 millionEarnings Report
Analyst Report
Options Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. stock logo
Pingtan Marine Enterprise
$0.73$0.73 - $0.90
650,53241,828High Trading Volume
Nutex Health, Inc. stock logo
Nutex Health
$3.17$3.17 - $4.04
47,3541.04 millionNews Coverage
Relay Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Relay Therapeutics
$25.35$27.02 - $33.00
71,074967,629Gap Up
AeroVironment, Inc. stock logo
$88.67$87.29 - $105.18
8,587230,844Earnings Report
News Coverage
Silence Therapeutics plc stock logo
Silence Therapeutics
$11.51$12.62 - $13.50
Terns Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Terns Pharmaceuticals
$3.80$3.99 - $4.40
456806,765Gap Up
QuickLogic Co. stock logo
$6.33$6.80 - $7.40
1,15050,055Gap Up
MeaTech 3D
$2.76$2.76 - $3.25
99,71135,325High Trading Volume
Steakholder Foods
$2.76$2.76 - $3.25
99,70231,927Positive News
High Trading Volume
Cazoo Group Ltd stock logo
Cazoo Group
$0.61$0.64 - $0.77
26,7901.56 millionNews Coverage
Gap Up
Eve Holding, Inc. stock logo
$6.16$7.07 - $7.31
59348,625Gap Up
Telesat Corp stock logo
$9.76$9.96 - $11.20
99,83840,068Gap Up
High Trading Volume
Phreesia, Inc. stock logo
$23.92$25.92 - $28.81
16,922386,602Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals
$20.86$21.12 - $23.87
9,777949,799Analyst Report
Positive News
Anebulo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Anebulo Pharmaceuticals
$3.26$3.21 - $3.70
2,55614,422Gap Up
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
$596.44$652.64 - $700.00
17,507465,388Trading Halted
NexImmune, Inc. stock logo
$1.26$1.37 - $1.64
467,83283,290Gap Up
High Trading Volume
Sono-Tek Co. stock logo
$5.90$5.89 - $6.71
53,5139,009High Trading Volume
WaveDancer, Inc. stock logo
$1.06$1.20 - $1.20
Intapp, Inc. stock logo
$14.70$16.06 - $17.10
3,51966,801Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
LifeStance Health Group, Inc. stock logo
LifeStance Health Group
$7.61$7.67 - $8.72
SPAR Group, Inc. stock logo
SPAR Group
$1.27$1.40 - $1.47
30716,438News Coverage
Gap Up
Trading Halted
IVERIC bio, Inc. stock logo
$14.94$15.04 - $16.88
77,7128.45 millionAnalyst Report
News Coverage
TScan Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
TScan Therapeutics
$3.43$3.33 - $3.87
31,13124,099News Coverage
Gap Down
Talis Biomedical Co. stock logo
Talis Biomedical
$0.82$0.81 - $0.94
Vor Biopharma Inc. stock logo
Vor Biopharma
$5.29$5.40 - $5.93
5577,183Positive News
Gap Up
Skeena Resources Limited stock logo
Skeena Resources
$4.73$4.91 - $5.30
1,76959,827Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Corvus Pharmaceuticals
$0.91$1.02 - $1.02
Annovis Bio, Inc. stock logo
Annovis Bio
$10.54$11.19 - $12.00
27431,054Analyst Report
Gap Up
Acurx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Acurx Pharmaceuticals
$3.53$3.66 - $4.00
38,02728,287Gap Up
Revance Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Revance Therapeutics
$20.81$22.74 - $25.76
96,979807,780Options Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
$7.00$6.98 - $7.86
76,611N/AGap Up
High Trading Volume
Tempest Therapeutics, Inc. stock logo
Tempest Therapeutics
$2.28$2.31 - $2.56
11,96531,706News Coverage
Allego stock logo
$3.95$4.15 - $4.45
TuanChe Limited stock logo
$2.33$2.31 - $2.59
50033,728Gap Up
Vacasa, Inc. stock logo
$3.69$3.70 - $4.19
58,2845.25 million
AeroClean Technologies, Inc. stock logo
AeroClean Technologies
$3.24$3.18 - $3.70
10,4602.31 million
Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock logo
Aridis Pharmaceuticals
$1.46$1.47 - $1.76
42,20474,186Gap Up
China Online Education Group stock logo
China Online Education Group
$1.77$1.81 - $1.95
135,48670,345Gap Up
Deswell Industries, Inc. stock logo
Deswell Industries
$3.15$3.49 - $3.49
146,768Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. stock logo
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics
$3.22$3.42 - $3.66
2,545287,426Gap Up
Forge Global Holdings, Inc. stock logo
Forge Global
$3.89$3.96 - $4.34
12,4812.28 millionGap Down
Graybug Vision, Inc. stock logo
Graybug Vision
$0.97$1.07 - $1.07
Albireo Pharma, Inc. stock logo
Albireo Pharma
$16.67$17.22 - $18.38
971439,835Analyst Report
Positive News
Gap Up
Nanobiotix S.A. stock logo
$3.90$3.95 - $4.30
2,5392,121News Coverage
Gap Up
Immunocore Holdings plc stock logo
$49.98$51.51 - $54.91
1,830269,075Analyst Report
Gap Up
What Investors Need to Know to Beat the Market

What Investors Need to Know to Beat the Market

During trading sessions, investors—and especially traders—want to be where the action is. The problem is scanning a list of stocks and mutual funds won’t point them in the right direction...unless they look for the biggest stock market gainers. This list of hot stocks is a prime watchlist of the best individual stocks of the day, any of which deserve the undivided attention of an ambitious broker, trader, or retail investor.

  • What Are Biggest Stock Gainers?
  • Why Are Percentage Gainers Important?
  • How to Find Stock Gainers
  • Risks of Stock Gainers
  • How to Profit from Percentage Gainers

This Is Why The Biggest Stock Gainers Matter

The biggest stock in terms of price is not necessarily the best investment—especially for traders who can leverage market data to make their moves.

Instead, those who are trading securities will want to look at data like a percent change and trading volume because percentage movement is what counts. The percent change in terms of a stock price from one period to another is a great financial tool for seeing which stocks are hot—and which ones are losers.

Percentage gainers are the stocks that are seeing upward movement in terms of their percent change. Keep in mind that percentage gainers lists do not take into account other data such as a market cap or trading volume.

Percentage gainers can be tagged to a specific stock index such as the Dow Jones or NASDAQ or to the market at large. Investors can also customize a platform or stock screener to give them a list of stocks that are seeing the biggest percent change, which is particularly useful if they are factoring in current events to make a decision.

Percentage Gainers Are Important Stocks To Watch

Percentage gainers are a great indicator of a stock’s trajectory, whether it’s one of the many stocks under $1 or a longstanding blue chip behemoth. A good understanding of percentage gainers is one of a handful of financial instruments that can also be applied to commodities and futures as well. Investors can track the percentage gainers for virtually any asset class including currencies.

When it comes to stocks, a percentage gain is an easy way to gauge market sentiment around a security, and its direction and value in terms of trading. The bigger the move, the more conviction in the market. 

Either way, identifying percentage gainers is a form of technical analysis that traders—and particularly day traders—use for finding stocks that have significant price movement.

How to Find Stock Gainers For Profits

The formula for identifying the percentage gain on a stock is very simple. All you need to do is take the stock’s daily high, subtract the stock’s daily low, and divide it by the closing price. The stock that has a positive percentage is considered a percentage gainer. A stock with a negative percentage is a percentage loser.

You do not have to limit your research to one day only. The same formula can be applied to any period of time, whether that’s a month, a year, or five years (or more). You would simply take the high point of pricing during that period, subtract the low, and divide it by the price at the end of that time period. For example, if you want to see which one of the most active stocks is really gaining the most over the last six months, you could modify the formula to fit that time period.

  • When an investor goes to a stock screening tool such as the one found on MarketBeat.com they can search the percentage gainers and even set up custom stock screens.

As it relates to traders identifying percentage gainers, some traders will pay close attention to pre-market and after-hours trading. Others will pay attention to one group over another. Either way, traders are concerned about looking for stocks that meet their criteria for both percentage gain and trading volume during a very defined window when they are looking to execute their trade.

  • Percentage gainers make good trade targets because when a stock is advancing, there are more investors interested in buying than selling.

Investors can use a stock screener to sort percentage gainers by the exchange they are listed on, by market capitalization, by price, and by trading volume. When selecting securities to trade using percentage gainer as a key indicator, it’s important to compare the volume of that particular security over a week or maybe even several months. A popular metric for investors is to look for a security that is trading at twice its daily volume over the last 50 days.

There Are Risks For Trading Stock Gainers

There are no guarantees in investing, and every prospectus reminds retail investors that past performance is not a guarantee of future results. A humorously enlightening comment about the performance of securities comes from Mark Twain who famously said: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

At times, stocks and futures will see significant movement after the close of a trading day. Pre-market trading is defined as trading that occurs between 4 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). After hours trading takes place between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. EST.

Many economic reports (also known as economic indicators) are released before the market opens. The reaction to these reports can cause significant price movement in stocks and futures. The same is true of a company’s earnings reports which are typically issued before the market opens or immediately after it closes. And of course, there are always news events including natural disasters that can significantly affect the price movement of certain stocks. One of the biggest risks that investors can take in terms of analyzing percentage gain is zoning in on a time period that is too narrow while ignoring after-market activity.

Another limitation of percentage gainers is that, while providing a clear data point, the data requires context. Simply understanding how much a stock is moving does not tell an investor why that stock is moving. This is why investors should continue to use different forms of fundamental analysis and technical analysis when looking at percentage gainers.

How to Profit from Percentage Gainers

Despite the obvious limitations, it is possible to profit from indications of percentage gain. While the word “volatility” can sometimes be seen as negative, investors understand that volatility is necessary for profitable trading. Percentage gainers are one measure of volatility. In fact, many active traders butter their proverbial bread by playing the most volatile stocks, and one indicator they rely on is percentage, which tells them the winners or losers (which may turn out to be winners in terms of profit).

Stocks that are high percentage gainers or losers are only truly significant for traders if those stocks are accompanied by volume that allows trades to be entered and exited easily and at a price that facilitates profit. Many stocks, some of which are penny stocks, can show massive percentage gains, but they are trading on very small volume—which means that even a big percentage gain is not helpful.

A common standard for volume is to look for stocks that trade at 2x their average daily volume over the last 50 trading days. This is a good indicator that the percentage gain really does present a lucrative possibility beyond the price movement that has already been realized.

For securities that tend to have higher liquidity, investors may choose to look for a trading volume of 3x or 4x their moving average. It’s important that whatever formula is used, it is used consistently. Volume, even within a sector, can vary greatly between two stocks.

The Top Stock Market Gainers Have Volume, Too

Traders want to know where the action is occurring because the biggest price movement happens where the market is most focused.

A percentage gainer is a stock that has increased the most in relation to its opening price (or the price at the beginning of your selected timeframe). Percentage gainers (otherwise known as advancers) offer important data for traders who are looking to profit from the price action of volatile stocks and futures.

Any stock that has a positive percentage is considered a percentage gainer. On any trading day, stock trackers will post real-time updates of percentage gainers or losers, which may also be called advancers or decliners.

  • Because the market is not static, percentage gainers continue to change even in after-hours or pre-market trading.

Like many forms of technical analysis, performance gainers need to be evaluated along with other market data such as trading volume in order to determine the securities that have the best trading possibilities. A stock that has a share price of $20 will be able to make a large percentage move on less volume than a stock trading at $100. However, a trader looking to enter and exit a trade quickly may find it difficult to trade at the price they want if the stock is trading at low volume, which in turn implies a low demand for the stock.

While commonly thought of in terms of stocks, investors can find performance gainers for virtually any asset class including commodities and futures. Many stock screening tools allow investors to get very precise—even allowing them to look at gainers by sectors or by volume. In this way, traders can customize the data to fit the criteria that they find most beneficial.


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