(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.70%
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Basic Materials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which rose 3.31% or 2.07 points to trade at 64.57 at the close. Meanwhile, Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) added 2.40% or 5.75 points to end at 245.39 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) was up 2.37% or 2.44 points to 105.51 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM), which fell 2.84% or 6.53 points to trade at 223.79 at the close. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) declined 0.49% or 0.28 points to end at 57.25 and Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) was down 0.36% or 0.85 points to 232.71.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Baker Hughes A Ge Company LLC (NYSE:BKR) which rose 8.07% to 21.70, Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) which was up 8.02% to settle at 17.91 and Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) which gained 7.80% to close at 221.53.
The worst performers were Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) which was down 7.94% to 288.89 in late trade, Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ:DISCA) which lost 4.12% to settle at 36.11 and ABIOMED Inc (NASDAQ:ABMD) which was down 3.80% to 308.53 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Precipio Inc (NASDAQ:PRPO) which rose 169.78% to 4.910, Image Sensing Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ISNS) which was up 72.09% to settle at 11.22 and Ocugen, Inc (NASDAQ:OCGN) which gained 23.68% to close at 15.6700.
The worst performers were Vaxart Inc (NASDAQ:VXRT) which was down 25.70% to 8.0100 in late trade, Regulus Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:RGLS) which lost 20.14% to settle at 1.110 and Evelo Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:EVLO) which was down 19.92% to 10.53 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2222 to 994 and 83 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1752 rose and 1590 declined, while 103 ended unchanged.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.61% to 18.31.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.39% or 24.65 to $1792.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 1.34% or 0.85 to hit $64.43 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 1.11% or 0.74 to trade at $67.50 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.37% to 1.2062, while USD/JPY fell 0.15% to 109.11.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 90.963.
U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.70%
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