© Reuters. U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.02%
Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.02%, while the index gained 0.30%, and the index gained 0.62%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which rose 2.35% or 3.73 points to trade at 162.18 at the close. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) added 1.78% or 6.39 points to end at 364.62 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) was up 1.65% or 7.19 points to 442.28 in late trade.
Biggest losers included International Business Machines (NYSE:), which lost 9.56% or 13.57 points to trade at 128.33 in late trade. Chevron Corp (NYSE:) declined 1.25% or 1.42 points to end at 111.74 and American Express Company (NYSE:) shed 1.19% or 2.13 points to 177.47.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were HP Inc (NYSE:) which rose 6.93% to 30.57, Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.93% to settle at 182.06 and Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.48% to close at 653.16.
The worst performers were International Business Machines (NYSE:) which was down 9.56% to 128.33 in late trade, TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE:) which lost 8.16% to settle at 7.430 and Snap-On Inc (NYSE:) which was down 6.80% to 212.51 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Digital World Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:) which rose 356.83% to 45.50, Phunware Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 45.71% to settle at 1.5300 and TriState Capital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 36.26% to close at 31.00.
The worst performers were Xiaobai Maimai Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 51.56% to 9.1400 in late trade, Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co Ltd (NASDAQ:) which lost 22.09% to settle at 1.940 and Covenant Logistics Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 21.31% to 27.14 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1736 to 1467 and 120 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1840 rose and 1790 declined, while 162 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 3.10% to 15.01 a new 52-week low.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.06% or 1.15 to $1783.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.91% or 0.76 to hit $82.66 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 1.22% or 1.05 to trade at $84.77 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.23% to 1.1623, while USD/JPY fell 0.21% to 114.03.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 93.773.
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