U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.03%

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.03%

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

At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.03%, while the index gained 0.03%, and the index gained 0.19%.

The best performers of the session on the were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which rose 2.38% or 3.62 points to trade at 155.98 at the close. Meanwhile, Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) added 1.26% or 3.97 points to end at 318.25 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 1.15% or 1.55 points to 136.33 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which fell 1.75% or 4.19 points to trade at 235.77 at the close. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:) declined 1.51% or 2.66 points to end at 173.91 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) was down 1.25% or 0.72 points to 56.76.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:) which rose 7.04% to 34.21, Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.50% to settle at 190.93 and Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.48% to close at 195.73.

The worst performers were Fox Corp Class A (NASDAQ:) which was down 3.84% to 36.84 in late trade, Apartment Investment and Management Co (NYSE:) which lost 3.46% to settle at 6.690 and Fox Corp Class B (NASDAQ:) which was down 3.23% to 35.03 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 206.11% to 8.020, Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 134.69% to settle at 29.50 and Marin Software Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 129.47% to close at 17.2100.

The worst performers were DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 33.89% to 4.740 in late trade, ReShape Lifesciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 28.27% to settle at 5.480 and Mediwound Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 28.01% to 4.060 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1818 to 1345 and 138 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2192 fell and 1268 advanced, while 140 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nike Inc (NYSE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.38% or 3.62 to 155.98. Shares in Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 134.69% or 16.93 to 29.50. Shares in Marin Software Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 3-years highs; up 129.47% or 9.7100 to 17.2100.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 1.65% to 16.02.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 1.06% or 18.85 to $1761.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.66% or 0.48 to hit $73.39 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.66% or 0.49 to trade at $74.63 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.18% to 1.1903, while USD/JPY fell 0.07% to 110.54.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 92.047.

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