U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.56%

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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 lost 0.56%, while the index lost 0.29%, and the index climbed 0.02%.

The best performers of the session on the were Walmart Inc (NYSE:), which rose 1.48% or 1.74 points to trade at 119.63 at the close. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:) added 1.12% or 3.36 points to end at 302.14 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) was up 1.01% or 1.88 points to 187.23 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:), which fell 1.83% or 5.95 points to trade at 319.00 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.83% or 0.89 points to end at 47.74 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) was down 1.68% or 1.13 points to 66.14.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Franklin Resources Inc (NYSE:) which rose 6.94% to 26.05, Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:) which was up 6.15% to settle at 141.81 and Kroger Company (NYSE:) which gained 5.24% to close at 29.71.

The worst performers were Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:) which was down 6.67% to 137.17 in late trade, ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:) which lost 6.15% to settle at 30.68 and Baker Hughes A Ge Company LLC (NYSE:) which was down 4.87% to 20.91 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 168.37% to 9.2050, Wanda Sports Group Co Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was up 45.48% to settle at 4.35 and Vical Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 42.24% to close at 1.650.

The worst performers were TKK Symphony Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was down 31.00% to 6.90 in late trade, Summer Infant Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 23.00% to settle at 0.7700 and Gemphire Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 20.66% to 18.86 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1622 to 1167 and 97 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1436 fell and 1198 advanced, while 90 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 8.41% to 14.83.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 1.14% or 18.05 to $1604.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.08% or 0.04 to hit $52.36 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $57.68 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.0794, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 109.88.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 99.352.

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