Breaking News
0
Ad-Free Version. Upgrade your Investing.com experience. Save up to 40% More details

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.25%

Stock MarketsFeb 08, 2019 04:26PM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This article has already been saved in your Saved Items
 
U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.25%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Utilities and Telecoms sectors led shares higher while losses in the Oil & Gas, Consumer Services and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.25%, while the S&P 500 index gained 0.07%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.14%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), which rose 1.47% or 1.77 points to trade at 122.49 at the close. Meanwhile, Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) added 1.27% or 0.53 points to end at 42.23 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was up 1.05% or 0.49 points to 47.19 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which fell 2.64% or 7.10 points to trade at 261.90 at the close. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) declined 1.52% or 1.08 points to end at 70.12 and Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) was down 1.19% or 1.15 points to 95.58.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) which rose 32.15% to 9.33, Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) which was up 23.22% to settle at 15.23 and Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA) which gained 16.05% to close at 97.60.

The worst performers were The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) which was down 9.05% to 18.69 in late trade, Henry Schein Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) which lost 5.31% to settle at 59.15 and Hanesbrands Inc (NYSE:HBI) which was down 4.65% to 17.84 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were eGain Corporation (NASDAQ:EGAN) which rose 47.72% to 10.990, Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA) which was up 35.53% to settle at 0.515 and Eyenovia Inc (NASDAQ:EYEN) which gained 28.05% to close at 6.30.

The worst performers were Cellect Biotechnology Ltd (NASDAQ:APOP) which was down 49.78% to 1.15 in late trade, Magnegas Applied Technology Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MNGA) which lost 48.17% to settle at 0.990 and Biocept Inc (NASDAQ:BIOC) which was down 47.29% to 1.070 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1587 to 1416 and 109 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1343 fell and 1271 advanced, while 100 ended unchanged.

Shares in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) fell to 5-year lows; down 9.05% or 1.86 to 18.69. Shares in Henry Schein Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) fell to 5-year lows; losing 5.31% or 3.32 to 59.15. Shares in Cellect Biotechnology Ltd (NASDAQ:APOP) fell to all time lows; falling 49.78% or 1.14 to 1.15. Shares in Magnegas Applied Technology Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MNGA) fell to 3-years lows; falling 48.17% or 0.920 to 0.990.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 3.97% to 15.72.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.27% or 3.55 to $1317.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.13% or 0.07 to hit $52.71 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.75% or 0.46 to trade at $62.09 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.14% to 1.1324, while USD/JPY fell 0.04% to 109.75.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 96.415.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.25%
 

Related Articles

Add a Comment

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind: 

  • Enrich the conversation
  • Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
  • Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
  •  Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
  • Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
  • Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email