Moderna, BioNTech And Some Other Big Stocks Moving Higher On Wednesday - AZZ (NYSE:AZZ), BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX)


U.S. stocks traded mostly higher, with the Dow Jones gaining more than 100 points on Wednesday. Here are some big stocks recording gains in today’s session.

  • FLJ Group Limited FLJ shares jumped 69% to $2.59.
  • Cango Inc. CANG climbed 13.1% to $2.5550 after the company declared a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share.
  • El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. LOCO rose 12.7% to $10.26 after the company declared a special dividend of $1.50 per share and approved a 20 million share buyback program.
  • KnowBe4, Inc. KNBE rose 12.6% to $24.32 after the company announced it will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $4.6 billion.
  • RLX Technology Inc. RLX surged 11.5% to $1.11. RLX recently reported a second-quarter FY22 sales decline of 12% year-on-year to $333.50 million.
  • Moderna, Inc. MRNA gained 10% to $132.78. Moderna said Merck & Co had exercised an option to jointly develop and potentially sell personalized mRNA-based cancer vaccine. The FDA also authorized Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent Covid-19 vaccines for use as a booster dose in younger age groups.
  • AMTD Digital Inc. HKD rose 9.4% to $45.07 after jumping 35% on Tuesday.
  • AZZ Inc. AZZ gained 8.8% to $33.09. AZZ, on Tuesday, reported worse-than-expected Q2 adjusted EPS results. The company said it will not issue full-year fiscal year 2023 guidance at this time.
  • FiscalNote Holdings, Inc. NOTE gained 7.1% to $5.34.
  • Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. PACB surged 6.5% to $6.04.
  • United Microelectronics Corporation UMC gained 5.8% to $5.67.
  • BioNTech SE BNTX gained 5.5% to $136.62. Pfizer and BioNTech received U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Omicron BA.4/BA.5-adapted bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster in children 5 through 11 years of age.


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