U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.71%

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© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.71%

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 added 0.71%, while the index lost 0.06%, and the index lost 1.22%.

The best performers of the session on the were International Business Machines (NYSE:), which rose 7.10% or 9.17 points to trade at 138.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) added 2.66% or 4.24 points to end at 163.65 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) was up 2.38% or 7.34 points to 315.14 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Walt Disney Company (NYSE:), which fell 5.56% or 7.33 points to trade at 124.57 at the close. Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) declined 2.70% or 5.16 points to end at 186.23 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) was down 1.31% or 2.43 points to 183.55.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were M&T Bank Corp (NYSE:) which rose 8.83% to 176.34, International Business Machines (NYSE:) which was up 7.10% to settle at 138.32 and HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:) which gained 5.04% to close at 275.16.

The worst performers were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 35.12% to 226.19 in late trade, Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 9.89% to settle at 84.62 and Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 8.73% to 178.53 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Clarus Therapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 43.45% to 2.08, GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 38.50% to settle at 2.77 and Borqs Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 31.11% to close at 0.31.

The worst performers were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 35.12% to 226.19 in late trade, Aterian Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 20.51% to settle at 4.65 and Mullen Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 16.57% to 1.41 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2070 to 1117 and 115 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1952 fell and 1907 advanced, while 188 ended unchanged.

Shares in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 35.12% or 122.42 to 226.19. Shares in Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 9.89% or 9.29 to 84.62. Shares in HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:) rose to all time highs; up 5.04% or 13.20 to 275.16. Shares in Walt Disney Company (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.56% or 7.33 to 124.57. Shares in Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.70% or 5.16 to 186.23. Shares in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 35.12% or 122.42 to 226.19.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.91% to 20.32.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.05% or 1.05 to $1,957.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.64% or 0.65 to hit $102.70 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.20% or 0.21 to trade at $107.46 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.60% to 1.09, while USD/JPY fell 0.87% to 127.79.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.61% at 100.35.