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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.13%

Stock Markets Feb 12, 2021 03:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Telecoms and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.13%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.16%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.09%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), which rose 1.24% or 1.73 points to trade at 141.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) added 1.30% or 0.79 points to end at 61.45 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) was up 1.04% or 3.13 points to 305.45 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), which fell 1.73% or 3.31 points to trade at 187.60 at the close. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) declined 1.32% or 1.89 points to end at 141.65 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was down 1.08% or 3.61 points to 329.46.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) which rose 11.92% to 505.00, Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) which was up 5.82% to settle at 169.00 and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) which gained 4.77% to close at 71.83.

The worst performers were Newell Brands Inc (NASDAQ:NWL) which was down 7.81% to 24.02 in late trade, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA) which lost 7.23% to settle at 105.14 and Digital Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:DLR) which was down 3.74% to 139.41 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were China Liberal Education Holdings (NASDAQ:CLEU) which rose 72.72% to 7.00, Artelo Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:ARTL) which was up 67.48% to settle at 2.730 and Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHIP) which gained 45.77% to close at 2.0700.

The worst performers were Amicus Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FOLD) which was down 32.92% to 12.56 in late trade, Collplant Biotechnologies Ltd (NASDAQ:CLGN) which lost 32.41% to settle at 16.39 and Sanara Medtech Inc (NASDAQ:SMTI) which was down 23.78% to 31.250 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1546 to 1532 and 80 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1626 fell and 1509 advanced, while 85 ended unchanged.

Shares in Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) rose to all time highs; rising 11.92% or 53.78 to 505.00. Shares in Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) rose to 52-week highs; rising 5.82% or 9.29 to 169.00. Shares in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rose to 5-year highs; up 4.77% or 3.27 to 71.83. Shares in Artelo Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:ARTL) rose to 52-week highs; up 67.48% or 1.100 to 2.730.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.36% to 20.11 a new 6-months low.

Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.46% or 8.45 to $1818.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.37% or 1.38 to hit $59.62 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 2.42% or 1.48 to trade at $62.62 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.11% to 1.2115, while USD/JPY rose 0.24% to 104.97.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 90.477.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.13%
 

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