U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.73%

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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.73%

Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Basic Materials and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Utilities , Consumer Services and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.73%, while the S&P 500 index gained 0.36%, and the NASDAQ Composite index declined 0.11%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ), which rose 2.79% or 10.39 points to trade at 382.29 at the close. Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX ) added 1.73% or 2.11 points to end at 124.39 and American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ) was up 1.32% or 1.41 points to 107.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ), which lost 1.78% or 0.84 points to trade at 46.45 in late trade. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA ) declined 0.60% or 0.44 points to end at 72.46 and Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) shed 0.60% or 0.70 points to 116.24.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were General Electric Company (NYSE: GE ) which rose 7.09% to 12.09, Praxair Inc (NYSE: PX ) which was up 5.06% to settle at 168.87 and Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES ) which gained 4.21% to close at 74.59.

The worst performers were Wyndham Destinations Inc (NYSE: WYND ) which was down 4.34% to 41.48 in late trade, F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ: FFIV ) which lost 4.28% to settle at 190.88 and American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL ) which was down 4.16% to 39.61 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were GreenPro Capital Corp (NASDAQ: GRNQ ) which rose 157.81% to 9.900000, ARCA Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ABIO ) which was up 82.14% to settle at 1.020 and New Age Beverages Corp (NASDAQ: NBEV ) which gained 67.29% to close at 8.95.

The worst performers were Akorn Inc (NASDAQ: AKRX ) which was down 58.71% to 5.36 in late trade, AVROBIO Inc (NASDAQ: AVRO ) which lost 51.55% to settle at 25.13 and Rxi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ: RXII ) which was down 49.57% to 0.5900 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1788 to 1298 and 92 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1758 fell and 883 advanced, while 80 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 12.12.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.31% or 3.70 to $1192.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 3.22% or 2.36 to hit $75.61 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 2.89% or 2.39 to trade at $85.12 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1578, while USD/JPY rose 0.23% to 113.96.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 94.93.

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