Today, the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) kicked off the session strong but lost its stream as the day progressed. The benchmark index finished 0.03% higher to 7,443.3 points.
The standout sectors on Tuesday included tech and consumer discretionary. However, utility companies such as AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL) and Origin Energy Ltd (ASX: ORG) proved to be a heavy weight for the index to bear. Fortunately, some solid performers managed to keep the market in the green overall for the day.
The question is: which shares delivered the biggest returns to investors on the ASX today? Here are the ten stocks that rose to the occasion:
Top 10 ASX shares countdown today
Looking at the top 200 listed companies, Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR) was the biggest gainer today. Shares in the wholesale hardware and software distributor increased by 13.56%. This move followed the release of its third-quarter trading update. Find out more about Dicker Data here.
The next biggest gaining ASX share today was Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS). The lithium miner’s shares rallied 8.61%. Investors were eagerly buying Pilbara shares today following the announcement of an incorporated joint venture with Korean giant, POSCO. Uncover the latest Pilbara Minerals details here.
Today’s top 10 biggest gains were made in these ASX shares:
|ASX-listed company||Share price||Price change|
|Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR)||$14.99||13.56%|
|Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS)||$2.27||8.61%|
|Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN)||$10.43||7.97%|
|Novonix Ltd (ASX: NVX)||$6.90||7.31%|
|Liontown Resources Ltd (ASX: LIO)||$1.8175||5.67%|
|The Star Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SGR)||$3.615||4.48%|
|Megaport Ltd (ASX: MP1)||$18.26||4.11%|
|Codan Ltd (ASX: CDA)||$13.51||3.92%|
|Orocobre Ltd (ASX: ORE)||$9.55||3.92%|
|Sims Ltd (ASX: SGM)||$14.97||3.46%|
Our top 10 ASX shares today countdown is a recurring end-of-day summary to ensure you know which companies were making big moves on the day. Check-in at Fool.com.au after the market has closed during weekdays to see which stocks make the countdown.