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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.71%

Stock Markets Apr 20, 2022 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Financials and Utilities sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer Services, Technology and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.71%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.06%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 1.22%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), which rose 7.10% or 9.17 points to trade at 138.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) added 2.66% or 4.24 points to end at 163.65 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was up 2.38% or 7.34 points to 315.14 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), which fell 5.56% or 7.33 points to trade at 124.57 at the close. Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) declined 2.70% or 5.16 points to end at 186.23 and Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was down 1.31% or 2.43 points to 183.55.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were M&T Bank Corp (NYSE:MTB) which rose 8.83% to 176.34, International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) which was up 7.10% to settle at 138.32 and HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) which gained 5.04% to close at 275.16.

The worst performers were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) which was down 35.12% to 226.19 in late trade, Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:MTCH) which lost 9.89% to settle at 84.62 and Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ENPH) which was down 8.73% to 178.53 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Clarus Therapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CRXT) which rose 43.45% to 2.08, GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) which was up 38.50% to settle at 2.77 and Borqs Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:BRQS) which gained 31.11% to close at 0.31.

The worst performers were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) which was down 35.12% to 226.19 in late trade, Aterian Inc (NASDAQ:ATER) which lost 20.51% to settle at 4.65 and Mullen Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:MULN) which was down 16.57% to 1.41 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2070 to 1117 and 115 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1952 fell and 1907 advanced, while 188 ended unchanged.

Shares in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) fell to 3-years lows; losing 35.12% or 122.42 to 226.19. Shares in Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:MTCH) fell to 52-week lows; falling 9.89% or 9.29 to 84.62. Shares in HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) rose to all time highs; up 5.04% or 13.20 to 275.16. Shares in Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.56% or 7.33 to 124.57. Shares in Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.70% or 5.16 to 186.23. Shares in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) fell to 3-years lows; losing 35.12% or 122.42 to 226.19.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.91% to 20.32.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.05% or 1.05 to $1,957.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.64% or 0.65 to hit $102.70 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.20% or 0.21 to trade at $107.46 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.60% to 1.09, while USD/JPY fell 0.87% to 127.79.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.61% at 100.35.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.71%
 

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