Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the fell 0.10%, while the index lost 0.26%, and the index lost 0.07%.
The best performers of the session on the were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:), which rose 3.88% or 2.21 points to trade at 59.16 at the close. Meanwhile, Chevron Corp (NYSE:) added 2.75% or 2.56 points to end at 95.81 and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) was up 1.87% or 2.95 points to 160.84 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:), which fell 3.51% or 7.35 points to trade at 202.00 at the close. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:) declined 1.70% or 3.60 points to end at 208.49 and Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:) was down 1.69% or 0.85 points to 49.31.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Macerich Company (NYSE:) which rose 11.55% to 14.29, HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 9.76% to settle at 28.91 and Helmerich and Payne Inc (NYSE:) which gained 8.82% to close at 27.26.
The worst performers were Rollins Inc (NYSE:) which was down 6.00% to 37.47 in late trade, MSCI Inc (NYSE:) which lost 5.82% to settle at 412.90 and Viatris Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.38% to 17.41 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 102.81% to 7.95, Datasea Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 58.82% to settle at 3.780 and Cps Technologies (NASDAQ:) which gained 44.10% to close at 10.7500.
The worst performers were Viveve Medical Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 20.50% to 3.1800 in late trade, Qilian International Holding Group Ltd (NASDAQ:) which lost 17.14% to settle at 9.96 and Eos Energy Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 12.95% to 24.73 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2192 to 927 and 51 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2264 rose and 811 declined, while 45 ended unchanged.
Shares in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.87% or 2.95 to 160.84. Shares in Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 102.81% or 4.03 to 7.95. Shares in Viveve Medical Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 5-year lows; down 20.50% or 0.8200 to 3.1800. Shares in Qilian International Holding Group Ltd (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 17.14% or 2.06 to 9.96. Shares in Cps Technologies (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; up 44.10% or 3.2900 to 10.7500.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 3.42% to 22.97.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.53% or 9.90 to $1845.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.40% or 0.74 to hit $53.65 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.59% or 0.33 to trade at $56.39 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 1.2157, while USD/JPY fell 0.07% to 103.78.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 90.213.
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