U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17%

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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17%

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

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.17%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.21%, and the NASDAQ Composite index declined 0.12%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ), which rose 5.28% or 23.51 points to trade at 469.14 at the close. Salesforce Inc (NYSE: CRM ) added 1.65% or 4.51 points to end at 277.40 and Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ) was up 1.63% or 2.73 points to 170.55 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ), which lost 2.15% or 3.17 points to trade at 144.42 in late trade. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) declined 1.92% or 3.31 points to end at 169.38 and Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ: HON ) shed 1.71% or 3.32 points to 190.72.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Super Micro Computer Inc (NASDAQ: SMCI ) which rose 10.60% to 976.30, Globe Life Inc (NYSE: GL ) which was up 7.51% to settle at 60.00 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ) which gained 5.28% to close at 469.14.

The worst performers were Live Nation Entertainment Inc (NYSE: LYV ) which was down 7.53% to 92.26 in late trade, Albemarle Corp (NYSE: ALB ) which lost 5.30% to settle at 114.11 and Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ: NTRS ) which was down 4.96% to 79.56 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were WiSA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: WISA ) which rose 248.57% to 6.10, Jaguar Health Inc (NASDAQ: JAGX ) which was up 50.08% to settle at 0.18 and Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: DYNT ) which gained 48.25% to close at 0.55.

The worst performers were Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ: PACB ) which was down 50.62% to 1.40 in late trade, Ryvyl Inc (NASDAQ: RVYL ) which lost 35.78% to settle at 1.31 and Kaival Brands Innovations Group Inc (NASDAQ: KAVL ) which was down 32.38% to 4.26 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1864 to 998 and 55 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2097 fell and 1248 advanced, while 135 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.32% to 18.40.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.78% or 18.60 to $2,401.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.12% or 0.10 to hit $85.31 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.14% or 0.13 to trade at $89.97 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.04% to 1.06, while USD/JPY rose 0.27% to 154.68.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 106.18.

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