Top 20 trades in US stocks by Sharesight users – August 2022

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Aug 30th 2022

Welcome to the August 2022 edition of Sharesight’s monthly USA trading snapshot, where we look at Sharesight users’ top 20 trades in US stocks on the Nasdaq, NYSE and NYSE American market (AMEX) over the month.

In this snapshot, buy and sell trades were strongly led by Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), which underwent a 3:1 stock split earlier in the month. Trades were followed by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), which has seen its share price climb following news of its move into the digital advertising space. Overall, it was a strong trading month for tech stocks, with 4 of the 5 FAANG stocks present in this month’s top 20 trades, along with a number of other stocks in the IT, semiconductor and e-commerce industries.

Top 20 US stock trades August 2022

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Let’s look at the news behind some of the key stocks in this month’s snapshot:

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA)

  • Tesla expected to achieve record month and quarter for vehicle sales
  • Musk sells US$6.9 billion-worth of Tesla shares ahead of Twitter lawsuit
  • Tesla stock undergoes 3:1 split

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY)

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD)

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS)

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL)

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