U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.11%

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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.11% to hit a new all time high, while the index gained 0.05%, and the index added 0.11%.

The best performers of the session on the were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:), which rose 2.06% or 2.98 points to trade at 147.65 at the close. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) added 1.31% or 3.53 points to end at 272.93 and Nike Inc (NYSE:) was up 1.23% or 1.14 points to 94.18 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which fell 1.73% or 2.09 points to trade at 118.55 at the close. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.18% or 1.72 points to end at 143.59 and Dow Inc (NYSE:) was down 0.98% or 0.54 points to 54.32.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 3.96% to 212.28, Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:) which was up 3.88% to settle at 19.83 and Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ:) which gained 3.50% to close at 30.76.

The worst performers were ABIOMED Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 20.22% to 178.09 in late trade, Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:) which lost 8.35% to settle at 18.01 and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 5.50% to 17.17 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Karuna Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 442.99% to 96.00, Rave Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 37.24% to settle at 1.990 and Evoke Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 34.55% to close at 1.48.

The worst performers were InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:) which was down 37.48% to 0.27 in late trade, Urban Tea Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 30.10% to settle at 0.6892 and Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:) which was down 26.99% to 0.1388 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1624 to 1219 and 104 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1556 fell and 1093 advanced, while 70 ended unchanged.

Shares in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 3.96% or 8.09 to 212.28. Shares in Karuna Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 442.99% or 78.32 to 96.00. Shares in InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 37.48% or 0.16 to 0.27. Shares in Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 26.99% or 0.0513 to 0.1388.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 3.40% to 12.46.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.23% or 3.35 to $1471.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 1.47% or 0.85 to hit $56.98 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.67% or 1.06 to trade at $62.24 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.03% to 1.1074, while USD/JPY rose 0.02% to 108.69.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 97.695.

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