U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.77%

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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the fell 0.77%, while the index fell 0.92%, and the index fell 1.65%.

The best performers of the session on the were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:), which rose 1.72% or 2.00 points to trade at 118.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) added 1.15% or 1.05 points to end at 92.41 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE:) was up 0.98% or 0.43 points to 44.28 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:), which fell 3.89% or 9.00 points to trade at 222.65 at the close. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) declined 3.41% or 4.48 points to end at 126.91 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) was down 2.75% or 1.33 points to 47.11.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:) which rose 4.99% to 56.84, Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:) which was up 4.76% to settle at 63.80 and Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 3.75% to close at 17.70.

The worst performers were Pacific Gas & Electric Co (NYSE:) which was down 16.49% to 39.92 in late trade, Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 12.39% to settle at 55.01 and Edison International (NYSE:) which was down 12.12% to 61.00 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Novelion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 36.80% to 1.710, Twist Bioscience Corp (NASDAQ:) which was up 31.58% to settle at 25.00 and Pro-Dex Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 29.84% to close at 12.075.

The worst performers were Moneygram Int (NASDAQ:) which was down 49.22% to 2.27 in late trade,

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