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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.87%

Stock MarketsFeb 07, 2019 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Basic Materials and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.87%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.94%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 1.18%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT), which rose 1.14% or 1.09 points to trade at 96.73 at the close. Meanwhile, The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) added 0.96% or 1.21 points to end at 126.76 and Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was up 0.32% or 0.16 points to 49.42 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP), which fell 1.94% or 1.03 points to trade at 52.18 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) declined 1.89% or 3.30 points to end at 170.94 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) was down 1.81% or 3.55 points to 193.07.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Hanesbrands Inc (NYSE:HBI) which rose 20.17% to 18.71, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) which was up 11.35% to settle at 585.78 and SunTrust Banks Inc (NYSE:STI) which gained 10.18% to close at 64.72.

The worst performers were Tapestry Inc (NYSE:TPR) which was down 14.83% to 33.48 in late trade, Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS) which lost 9.83% to settle at 162.19 and Snap-On Inc (NYSE:SNA) which was down 8.38% to 151.72 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were 3Pea International Inc (NASDAQ:TPNL) which rose 41.26% to 6.9500, OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:OHRP) which was up 33.17% to settle at 2.770 and Cellect Biotechnology Ltd (NASDAQ:APOP) which gained 33.14% to close at 2.29.

The worst performers were Solid Biosciences LLC (NASDAQ:SLDB) which was down 67.82% to 7.19 in late trade, USA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:USAT) which lost 50.58% to settle at 3.400 and Yangtze River Port and Logistics Ltd (NASDAQ:YRIV) which was down 39.18% to 1.04 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2065 to 957 and 103 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1730 fell and 882 advanced, while 92 ended unchanged.

Shares in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) rose to 3-years highs; rising 11.35% or 59.72 to 585.78. Shares in 3Pea International Inc (NASDAQ:TPNL) rose to all time highs; rising 41.26% or 2.0300 to 6.9500. Shares in Solid Biosciences LLC (NASDAQ:SLDB) fell to all time lows; falling 67.82% or 15.15 to 7.19. Shares in Yangtze River Port and Logistics Ltd (NASDAQ:YRIV) fell to 3-years lows; losing 39.18% or 0.67 to 1.04.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 6.44% to 16.37.

Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.05% or 0.65 to $1313.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 2.59% or 1.40 to hit $52.61 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 1.69% or 1.06 to trade at $61.63 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.15% to 1.1343, while USD/JPY fell 0.11% to 109.83.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 96.347.

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.87%
 

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