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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.15%

Published 2022/05/24, 22:25
© Reuters.  U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.15%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Utilities, Telecoms and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.15%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.81%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 2.35%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), which rose 2.74% or 6.52 points to trade at 244.52 at the close. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) added 2.03% or 1.01 points to end at 50.68 and International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) was up 2.01% or 2.63 points to 133.80 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), which lost 4.01% or 4.24 points to trade at 101.59 in late trade. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) declined 3.76% or 4.67 points to end at 119.40 and Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) shed 2.38% or 4.93 points to 202.63.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were AutoZone Inc (NYSE:AZO) which rose 5.82% to 1,910.22, O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) which was up 5.02% to settle at 608.18 and Alliant Energy Corp (NASDAQ:LNT) which gained 3.93% to close at 61.32.

The worst performers were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NCLH) which was down 11.99% to 13.29 in late trade, DexCom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) which lost 11.05% to settle at 288.13 and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) which was down 10.59% to 43.14 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Better Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:BTTX) which rose 69.77% to 2.19, Scisparc Ltd (NASDAQ:SPRC) which was up 42.86% to settle at 2.80 and Americas Car-Mart Inc (NASDAQ:CRMT) which gained 30.76% to close at 99.98.

The worst performers were Genocea Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:GNCA) which was down 72.69% to 0.06 in late trade, Walkme Ltd (NASDAQ:WKME) which lost 34.43% to settle at 8.00 and TC BioPharm Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:TCBP) which was down 34.15% to 0.78 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1842 to 1348 and 131 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2798 fell and 1018 advanced, while 209 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 3.41% to 29.45.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.97% or 17.89 to $1,865.69 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.37% or 0.41 to hit $109.88 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.10% or 0.11 to trade at $110.67 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.43% to 1.07, while USD/JPY fell 0.80% to 126.85.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 101.76.

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