The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), which rose 2.07% or 1.10 points to trade at 54.17 at the close. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) added 1.74% or 1.96 points to end at 114.73 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was up 1.70% or 4.24 points to 252.94 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which fell 3.27% or 1.66 points to trade at 49.11 at the close. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) declined 2.33% or 4.15 points to end at 173.98 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) was down 1.52% or 1.91 points to 123.72.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE:UHS) which rose 10.89% to 151.89, Alphabet Inc Class C (NASDAQ:GOOG) which was up 10.45% to settle at 1250.41 and Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) which gained 9.62% to close at 1245.22.
The worst performers were Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) which was down 17.60% to 128.84 in late trade, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) which lost 12.07% to settle at 19.16 and Xilinx Inc (NASDAQ:XLNX) which was down 5.35% to 120.77 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI) which rose 66.67% to 5.7500, Harvard Bioscience Inc (NASDAQ:HBIO) which was up 44.38% to settle at 2.700 and Solid Biosciences LLC (NASDAQ:SLDB) which gained 34.41% to close at 5.82.
The worst performers were Neuralstem Inc (NASDAQ:CUR) which was down 35.75% to 2.3900 in late trade, Merit Medical Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MMSI) which lost 25.24% to settle at 41.00 and Carbonite Inc (NASDAQ:CARB) which was down 24.64% to 18.01 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1991 to 966 and 125 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1850 rose and 804 declined, while 99 ended unchanged.
Shares in Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE:UHS) rose to all time highs; rising 10.89% or 14.92 to 151.89. Shares in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) fell to 3-years lows; losing 12.07% or 2.63 to 19.16. Shares in Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 66.67% or 2.3000 to 5.7500. Shares in Neuralstem Inc (NASDAQ:CUR) fell to 5-year lows; down 35.75% or 1.3300 to 2.3900. Shares in Merit Medical Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MMSI) fell to 52-week lows; losing 25.24% or 13.84 to 41.00. Shares in Carbonite Inc (NASDAQ:CARB) fell to 52-week lows; down 24.64% or 5.89 to 18.01.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.55% to 12.16.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.28% or 3.90 to $1418.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.30% or 0.17 to hit $56.19 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.14% or 0.09 to trade at $63.30 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.16% to 1.1127, while USD/JPY rose 0.05% to 108.67.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 97.725.
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