Weekly roundup of FTSE 100 risers and fallers (January – 17-21)

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FTSE 100 index lost all its momentum towards the end of the week, tailing the sell-off in the global stock markets.


Here we are giving the roundup of the top gainer and top loser of every day during the passing week.

Top risers of the week:

  • 17 January 2022- Taylor Wimpey Plc (LON: TW.): Shares of the housebuilding company were up by 4.19% at GBX 160.40, with a day’s high of GBX 161 and a volume of 30.6 million shares. The stock price moved higher following the announcement of a positive business update for the financial year ended 31 December 2021. The company’s home completion rate improved during the period, up by 47% to 14,087 homes. 
  • 18 January 2022- DCC Plc (LON: DCC): The industrial support service provider’s shares were up by 3.32% at GBX 6,482, with a day’s high of GBX 6,488 and a volume of 0.93 million shares. The stock price saw buying interest for the second consecutive session. The share price is up by over 3.7% since the start of the new year. 
  • 19 January 2022- Polymetal International Plc (LON: POLY): Shares of the precious metal and mining company moved up by 7.59% at GBX 1,218.50, with a day’s high of GBX 1,218.50 and a volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock price was up following a rise in gold prices in the international market. The company operates multiple mining projects worldwide and is one of the largest global gold producers. 
  • 20 January 2022- Pearson Plc (LON: PSON): Shares of the education publishing company were up by 3.48% at GBX 683, with a day’s high of GBX 684 and a volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock price continued its upward trend for the fourth consecutive session after the announcement of an upbeat trading update. The share price was up by 13% since Monday. 
  • 21 January 2022- Associated British Foods Plc (LON: ABF): Shares of the diversified food retail company was up by over 0.80%, with a day’s high of GBX 2,063 and a volume of over 0.5 million shares. The stock saw some buying interest after witnessing a fall of over 4% in the previous session, making it the top loser of the FTSE 100. The share price is down by 3.35% since Monday.

Top fallers of the week:

  • 17 January 2022- Unilever Plc (LON: ULVR): Shares of the consumer goods company were down by 6.97% at GBX 3,662, with a day’s low of GBX 3,602 and a volume of 18.6 million shares. The stock price was down after the reports that the company made a takeover bid of £50 billion for the consumer healthcare business of GSK Plc. However, the bid was rejected amid lower valuations. 
  • 18 January 2022- Ashtead Group Plc (LON: AHT): Shares of the equipment rental company was down by 4.98% at GBX 5,454, with a day’s low of GBX 5,366 and a volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock prices continue to witness profit booking after it went ex-dividend last week, which means new shareholders will no longer be eligible for dividend pay-out. 
  • 19 January 2022- Ashtead Group Plc (LON: AHT): Equipment rental company’s shares were down by 4.36% at GBX 5,216, with a day’s low of GBX 5,150 and a volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock was down for the second consecutive trading session this week. The share price is down by over 15.3% since the start of the new year. 
  • 20 January 2022- Associated British Foods Plc (LON: ABF): Shares of the diversified food retail company were down by 4.18% at GBX 2,042, with a day’s low of GBX 2,019 and a volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock price was down despite the company reporting a 19% rise in group revenue at £5,569 million for the 16 weeks to 8 January 2022. 
  • 21 January 2022- EVRAZ Plc (LON: EVR): Shares of the industrial metal and mining stocks were down by over 4%, with a day’s low of GBX 538.20 and a volume of over 1.5 million shares. The stock price is down for the second consecutive day amid a fall in metal prices in the international market. The share price is down by 6.59% since Monday.

 

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