Observing top gainers will help you in identifying your potential stock pics for the future. Below is a list of the top 5 gainers on NASDAQ yesterday (Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019).
Note: NASDAQ Composite (IXIC) gained 0.71% yesterday. Below table also lists the margin by which the top stocks have surpassed the broader index IXIC.
|Stock||Gain||Stock Vs Market (Stock Gain – NASDAQ Composite Gain)||Industry|
|PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals (PHAS)||32.85%||32.14%||Healthcare|
|Stealth BioTherapeutics (MITO)||23.40%||22.69%||Healthcare|
|Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)||21.99%||21.28%||Consumer Services|
|SPI Energy Co (SPI)||18.54%||17.83%||Technology|
|Orchard Therapeutics (ORTX)||17.41%||16.70%||Healthcare|
Three of the top five stocks belong to the healthcare industry. In case you don’t have any healthcare stock in your portfolio, maybe this is the time to think about investing in the sector. In fact, Many experts believe Health care to be one of the most promising sectors in the coming years.
Below is a pie chart representing the percentage distribution of industries of the top 5 gainers.