U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.07% By Investing.com

© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.07%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the lost 0.07%, while the index gained 0.48%, and the index added 1.29%.

The best performers of the session on the were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 4.88% or 2.23 points to trade at 47.82 at the close. Meanwhile, Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) added 2.98% or 1.66 points to end at 57.38 and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 2.65% or 1.11 points to 42.94 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Raytheon Technologies Corp (NYSE:), which fell 4.09% or 2.75 points to trade at 64.52 at the close. American Express Company (NYSE:) declined 3.05% or 2.99 points to end at 95.07 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) was down 2.65% or 3.97 points to 145.85.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were NortonLifeLock Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 8.79% to 22.78, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 5.98% to settle at 612.81 and Arconic Inc (NYSE:) which gained 5.39% to close at 14.47.

The worst performers were DXC Technology Co (NYSE:) which was down 14.24% to 14.21 in late trade, Coty Inc (NYSE:) which lost 13.37% to settle at 3.63 and Nordstrom Inc (NYSE:) which was down 10.98% to 16.13 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Adaptimmune Therapeutics Plc (NASDAQ:) which rose 127.78% to 11.07, Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 79.30% to settle at 9.70 and Esports Entertainment Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 62.73% to close at 8.82.

The worst performers were Minerva Neurosciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 72.46% to 3.71 in late trade, Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 51.01% to settle at 0.090 and ARCA Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 34.41% to 12.60 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1541 to 1334 and 56 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1393 fell and 1266 advanced, while 65 ended unchanged.

Shares in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 5.98% or 34.60 to 612.81. Shares in Adaptimmune Therapeutics Plc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 127.78% or 6.21 to 11.07. Shares in Minerva Neurosciences Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 72.46% or 9.76 to 3.71. Shares in Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 79.30% or 4.29 to 9.70. Shares in Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 51.01% or 0.094 to 0.090. Shares in Esports Entertainment Group Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 62.73% or 3.40 to 8.82.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 3.78% to 27.51 a new 3-months low.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.07% or 18.30 to $1731.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 4.84% or 1.63 to hit $35.34 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 4.72% or 1.70 to trade at $37.73 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.25% to 1.1104, while USD/JPY rose 0.18% to 107.83.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 98.275.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.