© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.19%
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, 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 0.19%, while the index climbed 0.13%, and the index gained 0.11%.
The best performers of the session on the were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 3.84% or 2.12 points to trade at 57.27 at the close. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) added 2.53% or 10.57 points to end at 427.89 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) was up 2.08% or 6.04 points to 296.77 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which fell 3.12% or 6.84 points to trade at 212.16 at the close. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) declined 2.55% or 5.36 points to end at 204.45 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:) was down 2.49% or 2.41 points to 94.29.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Macy’s Inc (NYSE:) which rose 19.59% to 21.61, Bath Body Works Inc (NYSE:) which was up 10.49% to settle at 65.51 and Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 8.73% to close at 315.99.
The worst performers were Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 7.88% to 470.36 in late trade, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:) which lost 5.80% to settle at 22.09 and CF Industries Holdings Inc (NYSE:) which was down 5.31% to 43.34 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Sonnet Biotherapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 63.74% to 1.2200, Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 50.65% to settle at 8.150 and Dlocal Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 26.57% to close at 62.38.
The worst performers were PharmaCyte Biotech Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 64.85% to 3.4800 in late trade, Ontrak Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 44.51% to settle at 11.68 and OLB Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 37.82% to 3.370 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2320 to 920 and 119 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2541 fell and 1019 advanced, while 144 ended unchanged.
Shares in Macy’s Inc (NYSE:) rose to 52-week highs; up 19.59% or 3.54 to 21.61. Shares in Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 8.73% or 25.36 to 315.99. Shares in Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 3.84% or 2.12 to 57.27. Shares in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.53% or 10.57 to 427.89. Shares in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.08% or 6.04 to 296.77. Shares in Ontrak Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 44.51% or 9.37 to 11.68. Shares in Dlocal Ltd (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; up 26.57% or 13.10 to 62.38. Shares in OLB Group Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 37.82% or 2.050 to 3.370.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 0.46% to 21.67 a new 1-month high.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.08% or 1.45 to $1782.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.02% or 1.32 to hit $63.89 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.96% or 1.34 to trade at $66.89 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.28% to 1.1677, while USD/JPY rose 0.03% to 109.78.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.47% at 93.582.
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