© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.55%
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the fell 0.55%, while the index fell 0.29%, and the index gained 0.07%.
The best performers of the session on the were Home Depot Inc (NYSE:), which rose 1.07% or 1.97 points to trade at 186.10 at the close. Meanwhile, McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:) added 1.02% or 1.86 points to end at 184.97 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 0.87% or 1.63 points to 188.16 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:), which fell 3.38% or 6.80 points to trade at 194.32 at the close. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) declined 2.58% or 6.63 points to end at 250.50 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) was down 2.13% or 2.28 points to 104.52.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Range Resources Corp (NYSE:) which rose 5.11% to 11.31, Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.58% to settle at 375.22 and Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:) which gained 4.51% to close at 144.44.
The worst performers were Viacom B Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.49% to 26.01 in late trade, KeyCorp (NYSE:) which lost 5.33% to settle at 16.53 and Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.23% to 38.03 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were PDS Biotechnology Corp (F:) which rose 1000.00% to 6.700, Motif Bio PLC (NASDAQ:) which was up 55.28% to settle at 2.50 and Estre USA Inc Class A (NASDAQ:) which gained 44.34% to close at 2.29.
The worst performers were B