Avis Budget, Scholastic And Other Big Gainers From Monday


U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, with the Dow Jones gaining over 400 points. Here is the list of some big stocks recording gains in the previous session.

  • Vaxcyte, Inc. PCVX shares surged 60.4% to close at $33.00 on Monday after the company announced positive topline results from the Phase 1/2 clinical proof-of-concept study evaluating the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of VAX-24.
  • Novonix Limited NVX climbed 22.1% to close at $7.57. NOVONIX was recently selected for $150 million grant from U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Avis Budget Group, Inc. CAR gained 16.6% to close at $220.83 after analysts at JP Morgan upgraded their rating of the stock from Neutral to Overweight.
  • Sutro Biopharma, Inc. STRO rose 14.7% to close at $6.47.
  • Eve Holding, Inc. EVEX gained 11.9% to close at $10.95.
  • Pear Therapeutics, Inc. PEAR surged 10.7% to close at $2.57. Pear Therapeutics announced publication of real-world data showing high rates of engagement, retention and abstinence with reset.
  • Scholastic Corporation SCHL shares gained 10.4% to close at $37.13 after the company announced an up to $75 million buyback through a modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer.
  • Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. MARA gained 10.3% to close at $12.90.
  • Covenant Logistics Group, Inc. CVLG climbed 9.4% to close at $36.86. Stephens & Co. maintained Covenant Logistics with an Equal-Weight and raised the price target from $35 to $40.
  • Myovant Sciences Ltd. MYOV shares rose 9.2% to close at $26.79 after the company agreed to be acquired by Japanese pharmaceutical company Sumitomo Pharma’s unit Sumitovant Biopharma in a $1.7 billion deal.
  • Pearson plc PSO rose 8.9% to close at $10.85.
  • Novavax, Inc. NVAX gained 7.6% to close at $20.81.
  • Snap Inc. SNAP surged 7.1% to close at $8.31, potentially rebounding following recent weakness after the company reported Q3 financial results.
  • American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. AXL gained 7.1% to close at $8.55.
  • HCA Healthcare, Inc. HCA gained 7% to close at $210.36 after multiple analysts maintained bullish ratings on the stock following the company's Q3 financial results.
  • Spotify Technology S.A. SPOT surged 6.7% to close at $94.66.
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