U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.28%

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.28%
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Basic Materials and Oil & Gas sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer Goods, Consumer Services and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.28% to hit a new 1-month high, while the S&P 500 index added 0.03%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.04%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which rose 4.21% or 1.87 points to trade at 46.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) added 2.99% or 10.71 points to end at 369.49 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) was up 2.39% or 3.04 points to 130.29 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), which fell 3.49% or 7.58 points to trade at 209.68 at the close. Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) declined 2.86% or 5.20 points to end at 176.35 and Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) was down 2.19% or 3.04 points to 135.79.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) which rose 11.48% to 19.91, State Street Corp (NYSE:STT) which was up 8.96% to settle at 58.84 and Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) which gained 7.89% to close at 38.27.

The worst performers were MarketAxess Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MKTX) which was down 7.47% to 342.06 in late trade, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) which lost 6.15% to settle at 787.98 and CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) which was down 4.71% to 205.43 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Francescas Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN) which rose 101.55% to 10.40, 111 Inc (NASDAQ:YI) which was up 62.01% to settle at 4.99 and YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) which gained 34.11% to close at 3.46.

The worst performers were Sonim Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SONM) which was down 46.74% to 3.76 in late trade, MYnd Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:EMMA) which lost 38.31% to settle at 2.77 and FuelCell Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FCEL) which was down 33.83% to 0.423 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1794 to 1145 and 100 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1779 rose and 875 declined, while 78 ended unchanged.

Shares in Sonim Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SONM) fell to all time lows; falling 46.74% or 3.30 to 3.76.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 0.46% to 15.20.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.16% or 17.50 to $1493.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.10% or 0.06 to hit $57.91 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.08% or 0.05 to trade at $62.72 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.01% to 1.1044, while USD/JPY fell 0.00% to 107.53.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.00% at 98.252.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.28%

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