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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.34%

Published Jun 15, 2018 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Basic Materials and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.34%, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.11%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.19%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), which rose 1.83% or 1.39 points to trade at 77.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) added 1.53% or 1.14 points to end at 75.84 and Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was up 1.24% or 0.54 points to 44.12 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT), which fell 2.04% or 3.12 points to trade at 150.02 at the close. Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) declined 1.95% or 2.47 points to end at 124.04 and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was down 1.63% or 0.22 points to 13.30.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ:DISCA) which rose 6.55% to 27.17, Discovery Communications C Inc (NASDAQ:DISCK) which was up 4.80% to settle at 25.31 and Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) which gained 3.94% to close at 45.94.

The worst performers were Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) which was down 5.35% to 19.99 in late trade, Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) which lost 4.52% to settle at 27.88 and ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) which was down 4.07% to 65.36 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Apollo Medical Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:AMEH) which rose 59.53% to 25.86, CLPS Inc (NASDAQ:CLPS) which was up 45.90% to settle at 8.90 and TapImmune Inc (NASDAQ:TPIV) which gained 21.39% to close at 10.5000.

The worst performers were Tintri Inc (NASDAQ:TNTR) which was down 56.29% to 0.31 in late trade, Achieve Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ACHV) which lost 29.81% to settle at 3.6500 and NF Energy Saving Corporation (NASDAQ:NFEC) which was down 18.26% to 3.7600 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1654 to 1388 and 134 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1322 rose and 1205 declined, while 142 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.53% or 1.14 to 75.84. Shares in Tintri Inc (NASDAQ:TNTR) fell to all time lows; falling 56.29% or 0.41 to 0.31. Shares in CLPS Inc (NASDAQ:CLPS) rose to all time highs; gaining 45.90% or 2.80 to 8.90. Shares in Achieve Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ACHV) fell to 52-week lows; down 29.81% or 1.5500 to 3.6500. Shares in TapImmune Inc (NASDAQ:TPIV) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 21.39% or 1.8500 to 10.5000.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.24% to 11.97.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 1.95% or 25.50 to $1282.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 3.50% or 2.34 to hit $64.55 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 3.46% or 2.63 to trade at $73.31 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.35% to 1.1609, while USD/JPY fell 0.02% to 110.61.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 94.78.

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.34%
 

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