U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.06% By Investing.com

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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.06%, while the index added 0.26%, and the index gained 0.61%.

The best performers of the session on the were Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:), which rose 1.88% or 0.94 points to trade at 50.90 at the close. Meanwhile, McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:) added 1.71% or 3.62 points to end at 215.60 and Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 1.61% or 3.76 points to 237.78 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were 3M Company (NYSE:), which fell 2.14% or 3.62 points to trade at 166.09 at the close. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) declined 1.69% or 0.88 points to end at 51.31 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.34% or 0.79 points to 57.74.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 9.85% to 35.12, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 5.85% to settle at 863.81 and F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 5.48% to close at 189.97.

The worst performers were Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.08% to 51.96 in late trade, Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:) which lost 4.90% to settle at 74.48 and Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:) which was down 4.05% to 156.38 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were LM Funding America Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 158.81% to 1.9900, Applied DNA Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 85.21% to settle at 10.52 and Polarityte Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 66.95% to close at 1.28.

The worst performers were Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 51.16% to 82.51 in late trade, The9 Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:) which lost 25.56% to settle at 12.730 and Castor Maritime Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 21.78% to 0.187 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1718 to 1349 and 95 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1698 fell and 1351 advanced, while 59 ended unchanged.

Shares in TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 9.85% or 3.15 to 35.12. Shares in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 5.85% or 47.77 to 863.81. Shares in F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 5.48% or 9.87 to 189.97.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.32% to 21.85.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 3.56% or 68.10 to $1845.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 3.05% or 1.55 to hit $52.38 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 3.02% or 1.64 to trade at $56.02 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.43% to 1.2217, while USD/JPY rose 0.14% to 103.94.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.30% at 90.060.

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