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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.75%

Stock Markets May 19, 2022 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Technology and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.75% to hit a new 52-week low, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.58%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 0.26%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which rose 1.52% or 7.17 points to trade at 478.55 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) added 1.29% or 1.62 points to end at 127.14 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was up 0.90% or 2.58 points to 287.76 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO), which fell 13.73% or 6.64 points to trade at 41.72 at the close. The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) declined 2.88% or 5.02 points to end at 169.30 and Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) was down 2.74% or 3.36 points to 119.07.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:SNPS) which rose 10.25% to 300.52, MarketAxess Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MKTX) which was up 7.10% to settle at 267.94 and Generac Holdlings Inc (NYSE:GNRC) which gained 6.62% to close at 223.69.

The worst performers were Under Armour Inc C (NYSE:UA) which was down 15.86% to 8.17 in late trade, Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) which lost 13.73% to settle at 41.72 and Under Armour Inc A (NYSE:UAA) which was down 11.87% to 9.28 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were NeuroMetrix Inc (NASDAQ:NURO) which rose 76.28% to 5.50, VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ:VVPR) which was up 47.64% to settle at 1.58 and Neuroone Medical Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:NMTC) which gained 29.57% to close at 0.79.

The worst performers were Bright Green Corp (NASDAQ:BGXX) which was down 67.35% to 15.70 in late trade, Visionary Education Technology Holdings Group Inc (NASDAQ:VEDU) which lost 39.00% to settle at 3.05 and Molecular Data Inc (NASDAQ:MKD) which was down 27.50% to 0.10 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1638 to 1525 and 98 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2076 rose and 1687 declined, while 209 ended unchanged.

Shares in Under Armour Inc C (NYSE:UA) fell to 52-week lows; falling 15.86% or 1.54 to 8.17. Shares in Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) fell to 52-week lows; losing 13.73% or 6.64 to 41.72. Shares in Under Armour Inc A (NYSE:UAA) fell to 52-week lows; down 11.87% or 1.25 to 9.28. Shares in Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) fell to 52-week lows; down 13.73% or 6.64 to 41.72. Shares in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) fell to 52-week lows; down 2.74% or 3.36 to 119.07. Shares in Bright Green Corp (NASDAQ:BGXX) fell to all time lows; falling 67.35% or 32.38 to 15.70. Shares in Visionary Education Technology Holdings Group Inc (NASDAQ:VEDU) fell to all time lows; losing 39.00% or 1.95 to 3.05.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.20% to 29.35.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.29% or 23.47 to $1,839.37 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 1.78% or 1.90 to hit $108.94 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 1.93% or 2.11 to trade at $111.22 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 1.14% to 1.06, while USD/JPY fell 0.35% to 127.78.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.93% at 102.89.

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.75%
 

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