Investing.com | May 16, 2019 02:55
The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V), which rose 1.61% or 2.58 points to trade at 162.79 at the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) added 1.41% or 1.75 points to end at 126.02 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was up 1.21% or 0.49 points to 41.15 in late trade.
Biggest losers included 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), which lost 0.62% or 1.09 points to trade at 174.12 in late trade. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) declined 0.41% or 0.41 points to end at 99.88 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) shed 0.38% or 0.42 points to 109.90.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) which rose 9.65% to 13.29, Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR) which was up 5.24% to settle at 77.50 and Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) which gained 4.08% to close at 1170.80.
The worst performers were Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) which was down 11.01% to 67.64 in late trade, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) which lost 3.61% to settle at 42.74 and Transdigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) which was down 3.17% to 452.63 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Global Eagle Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:ENT) which rose 60.84% to 1.270, PDS Biotechnology Corp (NASDAQ:PDSB) which was up 41.37% to settle at 8.6800 and Eltek Ltd (NASDAQ:ELTK) which gained 26.21% to close at 1.666.
The worst performers were ImmunoGen Inc (NASDAQ:IMGN) which was down 32.06% to 2.14 in late trade, Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ:SUNW) which lost 31.51% to settle at 0.8630 and Electrocore LLC (NASDAQ:ECOR) which was down 29.64% to 3.75 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1919 to 1050 and 124 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1502 rose and 1164 declined, while 83 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 8.97% to 16.44.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.07% or 0.90 to $1297.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.55% or 0.34 to hit $62.12 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 0.03% or 0.02 to trade at $71.94 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.06% to 1.1206, while USD/JPY fell 0.01% to 109.56.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 97.385.
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