The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which rose 24.32% or 31.05 points to trade at 158.73 at the close. Meanwhile, United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) added 10.87% or 9.43 points to end at 96.19 and Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) was up 9.24% or 6.68 points to 79.01 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), which fell 8.42% or 3.81 points to trade at 41.44 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) declined 4.89% or 5.63 points to end at 109.40 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was down 2.41% or 0.93 points to 37.67.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Aflac Inc (NYSE:AFL) which rose 26.18% to 36.73, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) which was up 24.32% to settle at 158.73 and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NCLH) which gained 23.35% to close at 16.96.
The worst performers were Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) which was down 9.47% to 91.04 in late trade, CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL) which lost 9.05% to settle at 9.05 and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) which was down 8.42% to 41.44 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) which rose 261.61% to 4.050, XpresSpa Group Inc (NASDAQ:XSPA) which was up 127.10% to settle at 0.3191 and ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ:CLIR) which gained 103.77% to close at 0.810.
The worst performers were Imac Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:IMAC) which was down 54.95% to 2.230 in late trade, Immutep Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:IMMP) which lost 52.03% to settle at 0.887 and Cesca Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:THMO) which was down 46.00% to 2.70 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York