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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.15%

Stock MarketsSep 21, 2021 04:25PM ET
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© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.15% – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Technology sectors led shares higher while losses in the Telecoms, Industrials and Utilities sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.15% to hit a new 1-month low, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.08%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.22%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), which rose 1.68% or 2.70 points to trade at 163.27 at the close. Meanwhile, Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) added 0.91% or 3.01 points to end at 334.22 and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was up 0.59% or 1.41 points to 240.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), which fell 4.17% or 7.44 points to trade at 171.17 at the close. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) declined 1.17% or 2.11 points to end at 178.42 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was down 1.16% or 0.65 points to 55.53.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) which rose 8.45% to 17.72, ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) which was up 3.96% to settle at 59.33 and AutoZone Inc (NYSE:AZO) which gained 3.65% to close at 1643.07.

The worst performers were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) which was down 4.17% to 171.17 in late trade, Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) which lost 4.13% to settle at 73.03 and Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) which was down 4.07% to 78.77 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Rewalk Robotics Ltd (NASDAQ:RWLK) which rose 99.23% to 2.5900, Helbiz Inc (NASDAQ:HLBZ) which was up 96.59% to settle at 28.23 and Ensysce Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:ENSC) which gained 48.21% to close at 4.55.

The worst performers were Edesa Biotech Inc (NASDAQ:EDSA) which was down 29.87% to 8.360 in late trade, Discovery Communications B Inc (NASDAQ:DISCB) which lost 29.08% to settle at 47.87 and Ucloudlink Group Inc (NASDAQ:UCL) which was down 17.40% to 5.08 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1718 to 1400 and 134 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1957 rose and 1536 declined, while 149 ended unchanged.

Shares in Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) fell to 52-week lows; losing 4.13% or 3.15 to 73.03. Shares in Helbiz Inc (NASDAQ:HLBZ) rose to all time highs; gaining 96.59% or 13.87 to 28.23. Shares in Ucloudlink Group Inc (NASDAQ:UCL) fell to all time lows; down 17.40% or 1.07 to 5.08.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.25% to 24.36.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.64% or 11.25 to $1775.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.71% or 0.50 to hit $70.64 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.78% or 0.58 to trade at $74.50 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.00% to 1.1725, while USD/JPY fell 0.18% to 109.19.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 93.213.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.15%

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