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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.11%

Stock MarketsJul 29, 2019 05:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Utilities, Telecoms and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer Services, Financials and Oil & Gas sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.11%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.16%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 0.44%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which rose 1.78% or 0.92 points to trade at 52.51 at the close. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) added 1.77% or 2.32 points to end at 133.05 and 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was up 1.61% or 2.80 points to 176.78 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), which fell 3.83% or 1.65 points to trade at 41.44 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) declined 2.16% or 1.06 points to end at 48.05 and Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was down 1.37% or 4.71 points to 340.29.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) which rose 12.57% to 20.78, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) which was up 3.26% to settle at 805.32 and Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) which gained 2.96% to close at 172.26.

The worst performers were Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) which was down 5.94% to 29.27 in late trade, National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) which lost 4.74% to settle at 20.69 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) which was down 3.83% to 41.44 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were TDH Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PETZ) which rose 98.56% to 1.35, Reven Housing Reit Inc (NASDAQ:RVEN) which was up 25.31% to settle at 5.00 and Gores Metropoulos Inc (NASDAQ:GMHI) which gained 19.90% to close at 12.05.

The worst performers were Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:LXRX) which was down 70.30% to 1.690 in late trade, iPic Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:IPIC) which lost 40.89% to settle at 1.2000 and Airnet Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ANTE) which was down 30.56% to 1.00 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1540 to 1469 and 38 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1647 fell and 980 advanced, while 121 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.94% or 1.85 to 29.27. Shares in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) rose to all time highs; rising 3.26% or 25.46 to 805.32. Shares in Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:LXRX) fell to all time lows; falling 70.30% or 4.000 to 1.690. Shares in Reven Housing Reit Inc (NASDAQ:RVEN) rose to 52-week highs; rising 25.31% or 1.01 to 5.00. Shares in iPic Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:IPIC) fell to all time lows; down 40.89% or 0.8300 to 1.2000.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 5.51% to 12.83.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.52% or 7.40 to $1426.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.51% or 0.85 to hit $57.05 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $63.70 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.1146, while USD/JPY rose 0.03% to 108.80.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 97.800.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.11%
 

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