(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 5.20%
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which rose 20.91% or 4.60 points to trade at 26.60 at the close. Meanwhile, The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) added 13.29% or 11.31 points to end at 96.41 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) was up 12.26% or 5.47 points to 50.08 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which fell 4.22% or 5.47 points to trade at 124.14 at the close. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) declined 1.56% or 1.48 points to end at 93.53 and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was down 0.93% or 1.39 points to 147.62.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) which rose 20.91% to 26.60, LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) which was up 19.54% to settle at 41.72 and Southern Company (NYSE:SO) which gained 18.77% to close at 56.56.
The worst performers were Noble Energy Inc (NASDAQ:NBL) which was down 19.89% to 4.19 in late trade, Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) which lost 18.32% to settle at 4.46 and Capri Holdings Ltd (NYSE:CPRI) which was down 15.63% to 8.15 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Sundance Energy Australia Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:SNDE) which rose 265.00% to 3.65, GTY Technology Holdings Inc A (NASDAQ:GTYH) which was up 177.01% to settle at 10.00 and Global Eagle Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:ENT) which gained 143.48% to close at 0.1792.
The worst performers were DBV Technologies (NASDAQ:DBVT) which was down 55.70% to 2.33 in late trade, Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc (NASDAQ:RUTH) which lost 34.86% to settle at 5.42 and Centennial Resource Development Inc (NASDAQ:CDEV) which was down 33.28% to 0.34 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1823 to 1104 and 28 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1840 rose and 875 declined, while 35 ended unchanged.
Shares in Noble Energy Inc (NASDAQ:NBL) fell to 5-year lows; losing 19.89% or 1.04 to 4.19. Shares in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) fell to 5-year lows; down 18.32% or 1.00 to 4.46. Shares in Capri Holdings Ltd (NYSE:CPRI) fell to all time lows; falling 15.63% or 1.51 to 8.15. Shares in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) fell to 3-years lows; falling 4.22% or 5.47 to 124.14. Shares in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) fell to 52-week lows; down 0.93% or 1.39 to 147.62. Shares in DBV Technologies (NASDAQ:DBVT) fell to all time lows; down 55.70% or 2.93 to 2.33. Shares in GTY Technology Holdings Inc A (NASDAQ:GTYH) rose to 52-week highs; up 177.01% or 6.39 to 10.00. Shares in Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc (NASDAQ:RUTH) fell to 5-year lows; losing 34.86% or 2.90 to 5.42. Shares in Centennial Resource Development Inc (NASDAQ:CDEV) fell to all time lows; down 33.28% or 0.17 to 0.34.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 8.20% to 75.91.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 2.85% or 42.40 to $1528.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 6.10% or 1.77 to hit $27.23 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 0.28% or 0.08 to trade at $28.77 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1004, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 107.69.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 1.68% at 99.797.
U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 5.20%
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.