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5 Top Gainers for Thursday: Equifax, Teradata, Nikola, Qualtrics

Equifax, Teradata, Nikola, Pool Corp. and Qualtrics are five top gainers for Thursday.

Stocks finished lower Thursday after a report said President Joe Biden would propose a capital-gains tax of more than 40% for the wealthy.

Here are some of the market's biggest gainers for Thursday:

1. Equifax | Increase 15%

Equifax  (EFX) - Get Equifax Inc. Report surged after the credit-reporting company beat Wall Street's first-quarter earnings expectations and raised its full-year guidance. 

Equifax reported its highest quarterly revenue ever and its fifth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth.

2. Teradata | Increase 27%

Shares of Teradata  (TDC) - Get Teradata Corporation Report leaped after the data-analytics company said it expected first-quarter profit to exceed its guidance. 

The company said in a statement that it performed strongly across all revenue categories during the first quarter.

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3. Nikola | Increase 14%

Nikola  (NKLA) - Get Nikola Corp. Report soared after the electric-vehicle maker and TravelCenters of America  (TA) - Get TravelCenters of America Inc. Report said they would install hydrogen refueling stations for heavy-duty trucks at two sites in California. 

The sites are expected to be up and running by the first quarter of 2023.

4. Pool Corp. | Increase 6.4%

Pool Corp.  (POOL) - Get Pool Corporation Report was jumping after the swimming pool and leisure products company beat Wall Street's first-quarter earnings expectations. 

Pool reported record net sales of $1.06 billion, up 57% from a year earlier, as the COVID-19 pandemic "home-centric trends" have driven demand for residential pool products.

5. Qualtrics International | Increase 23%

Qualtrics International  (XM) - Get Qualtrics International Inc. Report surged after the customer-survey-software company, which went public Jan. 28, reported earnings. 

TheStreet Founder Jim Cramer spoke with CEO Zig Serafin and Ryan Smith, founder and executive chairman, on Wednesday's edition of "Mad Money."