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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%

Stock MarketsSep 28, 2018 04:26PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Utilities, Healthcare and Technology sectors led shares higher while losses in the Basic Materials, Financials and Oil & Gas sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.07%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.00%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 0.05%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which rose 3.08% or 1.42 points to trade at 47.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) added 1.23% or 4.51 points to end at 371.90 and Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) was up 0.78% or 0.90 points to 116.94 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP), which fell 1.56% or 1.02 points to trade at 64.31 at the close. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) declined 1.54% or 3.50 points to end at 224.24 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was down 1.47% or 1.68 points to 112.84.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) which rose 5.09% to 281.02, Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) which was up 3.90% to settle at 38.89 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) which gained 3.08% to close at 47.30.

The worst performers were Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD) which was down 5.25% to 30.880 in late trade, S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) which lost 4.23% to settle at 195.39 and Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) which was down 3.70% to 79.97 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Sky Solar Holdings Adr Rep 8 (NASDAQ:SKYS) which rose 47.39% to 0.678, AGM Group Holdings Inc Class A (NASDAQ:AGMH) which was up 34.21% to settle at 39.00 and New Age Beverages Corp (NASDAQ:NBEV) which gained 30.81% to close at 5.35.

The worst performers were Altimmune Inc (NASDAQ:ALT) which was down 49.89% to 4.400 in late trade, Rxi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:RXII) which lost 28.22% to settle at 1.1700 and Monaker Group Inc (NASDAQ:MKGI) which was down 24.56% to 2.1501 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1705 to 1340 and 117 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1403 rose and 1156 declined, while 168 ended unchanged.

Shares in Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rose to 52-week highs; up 0.78% or 0.90 to 116.94. Shares in AGM Group Holdings Inc Class A (NASDAQ:AGMH) rose to all time highs; up 34.21% or 9.94 to 39.00. Shares in Rxi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:RXII) fell to all time lows; losing 28.22% or 0.4600 to 1.1700.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.93% to 12.17.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.64% or 7.60 to $1195.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.96% or 1.41 to hit $73.53 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.92% or 1.56 to trade at $82.94 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.30% to 1.1606, while USD/JPY rose 0.26% to 113.68.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 94.79.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%
 

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