All Ordinaries Index (ASX: XAO) shares are managing to hold onto their gains this afternoon, with the All Ords up 0.6% at time of writing.
While that’s a healthy gain for the index to end the week, three ASX All Ordinaries shares are leaping well ahead of the benchmark.
The first 2 stocks leading the charge
Up 17.6% today, Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: LFS) is certainly doing its part to boost the index.
With no fresh price-sensitive news from the company, investors could be re-evaluating the impact of the company’s decision not to move forward with its proposed $250 million acquisition of Humm Group Ltd (ASX: HUM)’s buy now, pay later (BNPL) business.
BNPL shares are some of the best performers on the ASX today.
Following today’s lift, the Latitude share price is down 36% so far in 2022.
Our second All Ordinaries share charging higher on Friday is Betmakers Technology Group Ltd (ASX: BET), up 20% at the time of writing.
The All Ordinaries share provides data and analytic products for the B2B wagering market.
Investors are snapping up the stock after the company reported this morning it plans an on-market share buyback of as much as 10% of its outstanding shares, or more than 90 million shares.
The Betmakers share price remains down 55% year-to-date, despite the big bounce today.
Our top performing ASX All Ordinaries share
Moving on to our top-performing ASX All Ordinaries share, we have Vulcan Energy Resources Ltd (ASX: VUL).
The lithium and battery metals explorer and producer’s shares are up 26.8% today.
Investor enthusiasm was stoked by a release this morning reporting that international giant Stellantis has invested $76 million in Vulcan Energy. Stellantis subsidiaries include global vehicle names like Peugeot, Chrysler, Citroën, Opel, Dodge, and Maserati.
Stellantis is paying $6.62 per share, still some 4.4% above the current Vulcan share price.
The ASX All Ordinaries share remains down 41% year-to-date.