Shares closed lower on Friday, ending the week as investors pause at the end of the month to weigh the gains of companies such as Amazon, Twitter and Chevron.
Here are some of the top stocks of the past week in terms of percentage change at the close of trading on April 23rd. This includes stocks with a price above $ 10 at the time of publication.
1. Brooklyn Immunotherapy Company | + 208.17%
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics (BTX) has acquired a license for an mRNA technology platform to develop genetically edited cells for the treatment of several types of cancer, blood and other diseases, according to the release.
2. Proof | + 30.60%
Cybersecurity team Proofpoint (PFPT) – Get a report will exit the Nasdaq and become a private company after the $ 12.3 billion acquisition of Thoma Bravo.
Jim Kramer shared his impressions of the Proofpoint deal.
3. GameStop | + 14.82%
GameStop (GME) – Get a report shares rallied this week as the video game retailer completed an earlier announced plan to sell the shares.
Kramer linked MicroVision’s rise in Mad Money to the same group of redditors behind GameStop’s surge earlier this year.
4. Novawax | + 14.12%
Novawax promotions (NVAX) – Get a report jumped last week after President Joe Biden mentioned the company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate in a speech at the White House.
5. Unified postal service | + 13.91%
Unified postal service (UPS) – Get a report posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings last week, but held back forecasts for the future amid what she calls “continuing economic uncertainty.”
6. BioNTech | + 8.83%
Pfizer (PFE) – Get a report and BioNTech (BNTX) – Get a report have requested permission to vaccinate against COVID-19 for use in the European Union in children between the ages of 12 and 15, media reported.
7. Facebook | + 7.95%
Facebook (FB) – Get a report posted better-than-expected results thanks to a significant increase in ad revenue.
Kramer talked about why, in his opinion, Facebook barely mentioned its advertising capabilities.
8. Shopify | + 7.60%
Shopify (SCORE) – Get a report rose last week after sales growth helped the e-commerce company beat Wall Street expectations.
Bret Kenwell took a look at Shopify charts to understand how traders should trade stocks.
9. American Express | + 6.25%
Kramer said an unintentional sale is your chance to buy good companies. We saw it with Honeywell (HON) – Get a report and American Express (AXP) – Get a report, both of which fell nearly 2% on April 23, despite their strong forecasts for the future. Kramer recommended buying American Express before it surged last week.
10. Nucor | + 5.69%
In his Executive Decision segment, on April 23, Kramer met with Dion Topaan, CEO of Nucor. (NUE) – Get a report, with the stock up 106% over the past year. Nucor could benefit from President Biden’s “rebuild better” plan, which will increase spending on infrastructure to rebuild America.
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