- The S&P 500 gains more than 2% on Monday, appears to close above 3,900.
- NRG Energy Inc (NRG: NYSE) shares are up sharply on optimistic earnings figures.
The S&P 500 Index started the new week on a strong note and was last seen gaining 2.4% on the day to 3,902 as risk flows continue to dominate financial markets after the US Chamber of Commerce.
S&P 500 Major Changes
Earlier in the day, NRG Energy Inc (NRG: NYSE) reported a higher-than-expected EBITDA of $ 330 million for the fourth quarter and said it leaves the 2021 guidance unchanged. Fueled by this development, NRG soared higher and was last seen up 14.05% on the day to $ 41.65 as the top daily profit percentage.
Among the other top performers, DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (XRAY: NASDAQ) and ETSY Inc (ETSY: NASDAQ) shares rose more than 10%.
On the other hand, Albemarle Corp (ALB: NYSE) was down nearly 3% on the day to $ 152.65 after the company announced the start of cash tender offers and the redemption of the notes.