Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.33% to hit a new 52-week low, while the index declined 0.13%, and the index climbed 0.06%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Home Depot Inc (NYSE:), which rose 2.38% or 6.73 points to trade at 289.69 at the close. 3M Company (NYSE:) added 2.17% or 3.18 points to end at 149.59 and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) was up 1.84% or 1.64 points to 90.83 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Boeing Co (NYSE:), which lost 4.83% or 6.25 points to trade at 123.14 in late trade. American Express Company (NYSE:) declined 3.84% or 6.12 points to end at 153.27 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) shed 2.69% or 3.94 points to 142.56.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Tapestry Inc (NYSE:) which rose 15.50% to 30.63, DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was up 14.60% to settle at 20.01 and Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 12.92% to close at 87.86.
The worst performers were Synchrony Financial (NYSE:) which was down 6.51% to 33.03 in late trade, AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:) which lost 6.01% to settle at 151.61 and WestRock Co (NYSE:) which was down 5.57% to 47.46 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Allena Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 70.51% to 0.13, Lordstown Motors Corp (NASDAQ:) which was up 47.02% to settle at 2.22 and Salarius Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 38.75% to close at 0.22.
The worst performers were Tenon Medical Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 75.65% to 8.86 in late trade, Apptech Corp (NASDAQ:) which lost 34.79% to settle at 0.81 and Rockwell Medical Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 32.54% to 0.22 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1659 to 1599 and 95 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2166 rose and 1755 declined, while 182 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.43% to 31.77.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 1.70% or 31.56 to $1,822.14 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.96% or 1.01 to hit $106.72 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 0.46% or 0.49 to trade at $108.00 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 1.28% to 1.04, while USD/JPY fell 1.24% to 128.35.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.90% at 104.81.