U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 2.38%

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

At the close in NYSE, the fell 2.38% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index declined 2.81%, and the index declined 3.95%.

The best performers of the session on the were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which fell 0.61% or 0.96 points to trade at 156.53 at the close. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) fell 0.72% or 1.33 points to end at 184.68 and Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:) was down 0.91% or 2.30 points to 249.87 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which fell 5.80% or 7.42 points to trade at 120.52 at the close. Boeing Co (NYSE:) declined 5.04% or 8.87 points to end at 167.04 and Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:) was down 4.22% or 8.85 points to 201.10.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:) which rose 9.41% to 271.37, Waste Management Inc (NYSE:) which was up 5.25% to settle at 164.15 and Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 4.63% to close at 187.16.

The worst performers were Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 12.18% to 876.42 in late trade, General Electric Company (NYSE:) which lost 10.34% to settle at 80.59 and Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE:) which was down 9.69% to 125.32 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Evoke Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 118.50% to 0.86, Nutex Health Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 73.76% to settle at 7.68 and Cyngn Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 52.07% to close at 3.68.

The worst performers were Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 49.95% to 9.41 in late trade, Enjoy Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 29.95% to settle at 1.45 and LogicBio Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 25.74% to 0.40 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2666 to 493 and 121 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 3252 fell and 636 advanced, while 169 ended unchanged.

Shares in General Electric Company (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; down 10.34% or 9.29 to 80.59. Shares in Boeing Co (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.04% or 8.87 to 167.04. Shares in Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 49.95% or 9.39 to 9.41. Shares in Enjoy Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 29.95% or 0.62 to 1.45. Shares in LogicBio Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; losing 25.74% or 0.14 to 0.40.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 24.06% to 33.52 a new 1-month high.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.57% or 10.75 to $1,906.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 3.63% or 3.58 to hit $102.12 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 2.98% or 3.04 to trade at $105.20 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.67% to 1.06, while USD/JPY fell 0.60% to 127.35.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.57% at 102.35.