U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 3.15%
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the fell 3.15% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index lost 3.29%, and the index declined 4.08%.
The best performers of the session on the were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:), which fell 0.86% or 1.46 points to trade at 168.37 at the close. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) fell 0.92% or 0.76 points to end at 81.44 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.05% or 2.05 points to 193.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which fell 6.81% or 5.48 points to trade at 74.94 at the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) declined 5.43% or 6.10 points to end at 106.16 and Visa Inc (NYSE:) was down 4.77% or 6.79 points to 135.52.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Patterson Companies Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 3.09% to 24.39, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (NYSE:) which was up 2.44% to settle at 23.52 and Perrigo Co (NYSE:) which gained 1.94% to close at 72.88.
The worst performers were Tiffany & Co (NYSE:) which was down 10.22% to 110.38 in late trade, Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (NYSE:) which lost 8.44% to settle at 116.96 and Tapestry Inc (NYSE:) which was down 8.39% to 43.77 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 35.66% to 3.595, Easterly Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:) which was up 30.67% to settle at 13.59 and Imperva Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 27.98% to close at 55.11.
The worst performers were One Horizon Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 35.90% to