U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.30%

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U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.30%

Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Services , Basic Materials and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.30% to hit a new 1-month low, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.57%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 1.40%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX ), which rose 2.66% or 4.43 points to trade at 170.69 at the close. International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM ) added 1.29% or 1.75 points to end at 137.67 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG ) was up 1.00% or 1.54 points to 156.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ), which lost 3.49% or 4.14 points to trade at 114.49 in late trade. American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ) declined 2.26% or 3.86 points to end at 167.15 and Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT ) shed 2.08% or 3.18 points to 149.56.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG ) which rose 9.79% to 41.40, EOG Resources Inc (NYSE: EOG ) which was up 7.13% to settle at 132.22 and Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES ) which gained 7.01% to close at 117.25.

The worst performers were Under Armour Inc C (NYSE: UA ) which was down 25.88% to 9.85 in late trade, Under Armour Inc A (NYSE: UAA ) which lost 23.79% to settle at 10.89 and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH ) which was down 19.14% to 22.22 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Sidus Space Inc (NASDAQ: SIDU ) which rose 51.78% to 2.99, Nuvectis Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: NVCT ) which was up 30.19% to settle at 18.20 and Vinco Ventures Inc (NASDAQ: BBIG ) which gained 28.02% to close at 3.29.

The worst performers were Digital Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ: DBGI ) which was down 54.73% to 0.22 in late trade, The Joint Corp (NASDAQ: JYNT ) which lost 37.89% to settle at 17.41 and Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS ) which was down 32.56% to 0.99 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2196 to 989 and 117 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2892 fell and 904 advanced, while 214 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 3.24% to 30.19.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.34% or 6.47 to $1,882.17 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 2.19% or 2.37 to hit $110.63 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 2.05% or 2.27 to trade at $113.17 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.04% to 1.05, while USD/JPY rose 0.35% to 130.59.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 103.71.

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