Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.06%, while the index declined 0.08%, and the index declined 0.07%.
The best performers of the session on the were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which rose 2.29% or 8.29 points to trade at 370.46 at the close. Meanwhile, Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) added 1.24% or 1.61 points to end at 131.38 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was up 0.54% or 0.32 points to 60.08 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:), which fell 1.21% or 2.31 points to trade at 188.74 at the close. DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.21% or 0.65 points to end at 53.27 and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) was down 1.15% or 0.72 points to 61.69.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Viacom B Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 3.87% to 26.32, Lennar Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 3.57% to settle at 49.55 and ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:) which gained 3.44% to close at 27.36.
The worst performers were Pacific Gas & Electric Co (NYSE:) which was down 6.23% to 18.21 in late trade, Akamai Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 2.96% to settle at 69.12 and Patterson Companies Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 2.92% to 21.63 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:) which rose 96.90% to 18.41, NantKwest Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 32.54% to settle at 1.67 and Curis Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 32.17% to close at 1.890.
The worst performers were Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 67.81% to 1.31 in late trade, PHI Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 37.86% to settle at 0.64 and Recro Pharm (NASDAQ:) which was down 33.85% to 6.41 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1530 to 1431 and 138 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1381 rose and 1249 declined, while 98 ended unchanged.
Shares in Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 96.90% or 9.06 to 18.41. Shares in Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 67.81% or 2.76 to 1.31. Shares in PHI Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 37.86% or 0.39 to 0.64.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 0.91% to 16.33.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.74% or 9.75 to $1328.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.07% or 0.04 to hit $59.00 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.15% or 0.10 to trade at $66.85 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.00% to 1.1312, while USD/JPY rose 0.10% to 110.03.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 96.035.
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