Stocks ended mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 closing at records, as Wall Street looked to more support for the economy and improved vaccine distribution from the Biden administration.
Here of some of the top stock gainers for Thursday:
1. Ford | Percentage Increase 6%
Analyst Emmanuel Rosner made the move as he expects government spending on infrastructure and vehicle electrification to rise under the Biden administration.
Rosner raised his price target on the stock to $11 from $9.
2. Dillard's | Percentage Increase 11%
3. Moderna | Percentage Increase 6%
Moderna (MRNA) - Get Report was advancing after California health officials gave the all-clear to resume administering the company's covid-19 vaccine from a specific lot after pausing earlier this week due to possible allergic reactions.
4. Fastly | Percentage Increase 7%
Analyst Timothy Horan said he has grown "incrementally positive" after channel checks suggested record traffic volumes and a positive launch of Fastly's compute@edge.
5. Bed Bath & Beyond | Percentage Increase 8%
Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) - Get Report rose after the home-goods retailer said it completed the sale of its Cost Plus World Market subsidiary to Los Angeles-based Kingswood Capital Management.
The transaction price wasn’t disclosed.