Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.11% to hit a new all time high, while the index fell 0.12%, and the index gained 0.02%.
The best performers of the session on the were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 2.62% or 1.56 points to trade at 61.21 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:) added 2.05% or 7.20 points to end at 358.29 and Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:) was up 1.98% or 1.42 points to 73.09 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Pfizer Inc (NYSE:), which fell 1.45% or 0.55 points to trade at 37.48 at the close. Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:) declined 1.44% or 2.58 points to end at 176.37 and Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:) was down 1.35% or 0.72 points to 52.42.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Kroger Company (NYSE:) which rose 11.36% to 27.83, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:) which was up 8.43% to settle at 134.46 and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 6.93% to close at 332.60.
The worst performers were Mylan NV (NASDAQ:) which was down 9.88% to 17.79 in late trade, Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE:) which lost 5.38% to settle at 246.68 and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 5.25% to 41.91 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were NextCure Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 248.92% to 92.22, Sellas Life Sciences Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 44.88% to settle at 0.2050 and Fulgent Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 38.40% to close at 13.01.
The worst performers were Myriad Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 40.37% to 20.93 in late trade, Neuronetics Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 39.13% to settle at 5.46 and Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:) which was down 34.30% to 1.5900 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1466 to 1384 and 94 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1394 rose and 1227 declined, while 101 ended unchanged.
Shares in NextCure Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 248.92% or 65.79 to 92.22. Shares in Myriad Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; down 40.37% or 14.17 to 20.93. Shares in Neuronetics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 39.13% or 3.51 to 5.46. Shares in Fulgent Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 38.40% or 3.61 to 13.01. Shares in Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 34.30% or 0.8300 to 1.5900.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 2.10% to 13.10.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.73% or 26.15 to $1484.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 1.29% or 0.73 to hit $57.27 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 1.30% or 0.81 to trade at $62.94 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.01% to 1.1073, while USD/JPY fell 0.00% to 109.14.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 97.752.
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