The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), which rose 2.27% or 3.11 points to trade at 140.02 at the close. Meanwhile, Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) added 1.71% or 0.81 points to end at 48.21 and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK) was up 1.55% or 1.14 points to 74.60 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), which fell 2.69% or 2.85 points to trade at 103.16 at the close. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) declined 2.09% or 1.22 points to end at 57.15 and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) was down 1.63% or 0.88 points to 53.22.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ:HAS) which rose 14.23% to 100.65, Kohls Corp (NYSE:KSS) which was up 11.91% to settle at 75.48 and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) which gained 9.27% to close at 93.08.
The worst performers were Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) which was down 12.31% to 211.36 in late trade, State Street Corp (NYSE:STT) which lost 4.35% to settle at 66.86 and Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) which was down 3.80% to 79.05 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II (NASDAQ:AMR) which rose 30.15% to 0.23, Synthesis Energy Systems Inc (NASDAQ:SES) which was up 28.60% to settle at 0.5400 and Atossa Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:ATOS) which gained 22.97% to close at 3.4800.
The worst performers were Moleculin Biotech Inc (NASDAQ:MBRX) which was down 46.64% to 1.59 in late trade, Presbia PLC (NASDAQ:LENS) which lost 39.78% to settle at 0.330 and Astec Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ASTE) which was down 26.00% to 31.59 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2189 to 788 and 106 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1958 rose and 706 declined, while 67 ended unchanged.
Shares in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) fell to 5-year lows; losing 1.63% or 0.88 to 53.22.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.13% to 12.28.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.26% or 3.35 to $1274.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.96% or 0.63 to hit $66.18 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.12% or 0.09 to trade at $74.37 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.00% to 1.1224, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 111.87.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.30% at 97.245.
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