Which are the top 10 companies that had the biggest increases in share price this year?

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As an AI language model, I don’t have real-time data or access to current stock market information. However, as of my last update in September 2021, I can provide information about the top 10 gainers earlier in the year (2021). Please note that this information may be outdated, and I highly recommend checking a reliable financial source or market tracker for the most up-to-date information. Here were some notable performers:

1. Tesla Inc (TSLA): The electric vehicle company had substantial gains due to increased vehicle deliveries, positive investor sentiment, and inclusion in major stock indices.

2. GameStop Corp (GME): The video game retailer experienced a significant price surge in January 2021, driven by a short squeeze and retail investor frenzy in the stock.

3. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC): The movie theater chain saw a surge in its share price due to speculation and increased retail investor activity.

4. Moderna Inc (MRNA): As a biotechnology company at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development, Moderna experienced substantial gains due to positive vaccine trial results, global demand, and supply agreements.

5. Novavax Inc (NVAX): Another biotechnology company developing a COVID-19 vaccine, Novavax, saw significant increases in its share price owing to positive trial results and vaccine demand.

6. Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM): With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom experienced a surge in popularity for remote communication, leading to a significant increase in its share price.

7. Teladoc Health Inc (TDOC): As a telehealth services provider, Teladoc Health experienced significant growth as the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated remote healthcare options.

8. Palantir Technologies Inc (PLTR): This data analytics company made its public market debut in September 2020, and it witnessed substantial growth in 2021 due to increased contract wins and partnerships.

9. Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): The retail pharmacy chain saw an increase in share price mostly driven by positive financial results and strategic initiatives.

10. Plug Power Inc (PLUG): This renewable energy company specializes in fuel cell solutions and saw significant growth driven by increased investor interest in green energy.

Please note that these rankings might change over time and vary based on the specific dates or periods considered.

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