U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.19%

© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.19%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, 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 0.19%, while the index gained 0.21%, and the index declined 0.01%.

The best performers of the session on the were Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:), which rose 6.47% or 13.01 points to trade at 214.11 at the close. Meanwhile, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) added 4.81% or 13.00 points to end at 283.22 and Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) was up 2.70% or 4.60 points to 174.68 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which fell 7.53% or 12.58 points to trade at 154.46 at the close. Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) declined 3.12% or 1.59 points to end at 49.31 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.92% or 0.95 points to 48.46.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 7.72% to 165.71, Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:) which was up 6.47% to settle at 214.11 and CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 5.94% to close at 225.93.

The worst performers were F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 12.84% to 169.01 in late trade, Robert Half International Inc (NYSE:) which lost 8.56% to settle at 100.00 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) which was down 7.53% to 154.46 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Acutus Medical Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 36.00% to 1.09, Locafy Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was up 34.19% to settle at 1.57 and Cosmos Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 33.96% to close at 1.42.

The worst performers were JE Cleantech Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 68.41% to 5.12 in late trade, Molecular Partners AG ADR (NASDAQ:) which lost 37.37% to settle at 8.70 and Agile Thrpe (NASDAQ:) which was down 29.85% to 3.14 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1703 to 1445 and 151 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2304 fell and 1543 advanced, while 251 ended unchanged.

Shares in F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; down 12.84% or 24.90 to 169.01. Shares in Boeing Co (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 7.53% or 12.58 to 154.46. Shares in Boeing Co (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 7.53% or 12.58 to 154.46. Shares in Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 3.12% or 1.59 to 49.31. Shares in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) fell to 3-years lows; down 1.92% or 0.95 to 48.46. Shares in JE Cleantech Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 68.41% or 11.09 to 5.12. Shares in Molecular Partners AG ADR (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 37.37% or 5.19 to 8.70. Shares in Agile Thrpe (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 29.85% or 1.34 to 3.14.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.73% to 31.60.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.95% or 18.15 to $1,885.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.35% or 0.36 to hit $102.06 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 0.28% or 0.29 to trade at $104.90 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.73% to 1.06, while USD/JPY rose 0.92% to 128.40.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.65% at 102.98.