(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.31%
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Utilities and Telecoms sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer Goods, Technology and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), which rose 3.29% or 6.31 points to trade at 198.07 at the close. Meanwhile, Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) added 2.55% or 5.32 points to end at 213.64 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) was up 1.54% or 1.52 points to 99.91 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD), which fell 2.78% or 7.66 points to trade at 268.19 at the close. Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) declined 2.05% or 4.94 points to end at 236.01 and Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) was down 1.45% or 1.99 points to 135.70.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) which rose 10.09% to 57.26, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) which was up 10.00% to settle at 11.22 and Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) which gained 7.44% to close at 136.18.
The worst performers were Arconic Corp (NYSE:ARNC) which was down 10.18% to 23.11 in late trade, Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ:DISCA) which lost 7.14% to settle at 51.34 and Discovery Communications C Inc (NASDAQ:DISCK) which was down 6.74% to 42.90 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Yunhong CTI Ltd (NASDAQ:CTIB) which rose 32.49% to 3.140, Solid Biosciences LLC (NASDAQ:SLDB) which was up 31.88% to settle at 9.06 and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SNSS) which gained 23.03% to close at 4.3800.
The worst performers were Workhorse Group Inc (NASDAQ:WKHS) which was down 42.57% to 18.00 in late trade, The9 Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:NCTY) which lost 34.40% to settle at 53.510 and Lion Group Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:LGHL) which was down 27.22% to 3.45 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1867 to 1239 and 63 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2305 fell and 924 advanced, while 44 ended unchanged.
Shares in Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 10.09% or 5.25 to 57.26. Shares in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) rose to 52-week highs; up 10.00% or 1.02 to 11.22. Shares in Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) rose to 52-week highs; up 7.44% or 9.43 to 136.18. Shares in Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.29% or 6.31 to 198.07. Shares in Solid Biosciences LLC (NASDAQ:SLDB) rose to 52-week highs; rising 31.88% or 2.19 to 9.06.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.77% to 22.80.
Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.19% or 3.45 to $1804.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.60% or 0.37 to hit $62.07 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 0.90% or 0.58 to trade at $64.94 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.2146, while USD/JPY rose 0.22% to 105.29.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 90.142.
U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.31%
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