Why These 5 Stocks Surged Today

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The markets were finally treated to some good news today, and all three major indices responded by gaining more than 1%, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq advancing 2.46%. But there were five individual stocks in particular that had an even better day today.

Company

Percent Change

Westport Innovations (NAS: WPRT) 11.93%
Zipcar (NAS: ZIP) 8.03%
Cheniere Energy (NYS: LNG) 7.81%
Boeing (NYS: BA) 3.79%
Caterpillar (NYS: CAT) 3.72%

 

Much of the good day for these stocks centered on news that China will focus more on a pro-growth agenda, and a pledge from France and Germany to do what they can to keep Greece in the eurozone. But there was some company-specific news as well that helped these stocks as well, find out in the video below.


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At the time this article was published Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Caterpillar. The Motley Fool owns shares of Westport Innovations and Zipcar.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Westport Innovations and Zipcar. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days.

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