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Today’s ASX top stocks: Neuren Pharmaceuticals (NEU ↑15.1%), GrainCorp (GNC ↑13.6%)

Posted: 7 February 2022 12:29 pm
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The 10 biggest movers on the ASX.

Top performer badges for ASX trading so far today go to Neuren Pharmaceuticals (NEU, up 15.1%) and GrainCorp (GNC, up 13.6%).

Stand-out performers on the ASX Monday 7 February 2022

Neuren Pharmaceuticals (NEU) was the stand-out mover on the ASX today. Shares in the company rose 15.1% to $4.35.

However, the company has not announced anything today to move the share price.

Instead, it is speculation, with analysts still suggesting the price of the share can go higher.

Neuren Pharmaceuticals operates in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences sector.

Learn more about investing in Neuren Pharmaceuticals in Finder's full guide.

The second place for market gainers went to GrainCorp (GNC), the food and staples retailing company. Its shares rose 13.6% to reach $8.19.

GrainCorp's shares surged throughout today's trading following the release of bumper FY22 results.

The company's earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) are now set to be in the range of $480–$540 million.

As such, the company could earn a 63.14% increase compared with FY21.

Find out more about investing in GrainCorp in Finder's full guide.

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These were the 10 biggest movers on the ASX so far today:

StockPrice% change
Neuren Pharmaceuticals (NEU)$4.3515.1%
GrainCorp (GNC)$8.1913.6%
Cettire (CTT)$2.6513.2%
American Pacific Borates (ABR)$2.577.1%
Weebit Nano (WBT)$3.906.8%
Renergen (RLT)$3.655.8%
Helloworld Travel (HLO)$2.425.2%
Tietto Minerals (TIE)$0.625.1%
Coronado Global Resources (CRN)$1.465.0%
Elders (ELD)$11.705.0%

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Each weekday we round up the best performing stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), ranked by price percentage from market open to 11am. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $200 million. Price changes are calculated by 11am on the trading day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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