U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.13%

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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.13%

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 fell 0.13% to hit a new 52-week low, while the index climbed 0.22%, and the index gained 1.43%.

The best performers of the session on the were American Express Company (NYSE:), which rose 4.86% or 6.68 points to trade at 144.18 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:) added 2.58% or 3.44 points to end at 136.80 and Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) was up 2.13% or 3.41 points to 163.26 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which fell 4.57% or 7.10 points to trade at 148.38 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.93% or 2.33 points to end at 118.29 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.82% or 5.19 points to 279.79.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:) which rose 10.12% to 11.43, Carnival Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 9.71% to settle at 9.60 and Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 8.94% to close at 184.75.

The worst performers were Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 8.52% to 122.29 in late trade, ConocoPhillips (NYSE:) which lost 8.47% to settle at 93.74 and Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 8.30% to 58.02 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Mereo BioPharma Group PLC ADR (NASDAQ:) which rose 62.50% to 1.30, SoundHound AI Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 49.81% to settle at 4.00 and Swvl Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:) which gained 35.29% to close at 6.90.

The worst performers were Addex Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 55.16% to 1.50 in late trade, Toughbuilt Industries Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 51.48% to settle at 1.48 and Advent Technologies Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 27.57% to 2.89 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1851 to 1323 and 119 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2628 rose and 1239 declined, while 169 ended unchanged.

Shares in Walmart Inc (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 1.93% or 2.33 to 118.29. Shares in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 1.82% or 5.19 to 279.79. Shares in Addex Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; losing 55.16% or 1.85 to 1.50. Shares in Toughbuilt Industries Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; losing 51.48% or 1.57 to 1.48.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.52% to 31.13.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.47% or 8.75 to $1,841.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 6.53% or 7.68 to hit $109.91 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 5.51% or 6.60 to trade at $113.21 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.47% to 1.05, while USD/JPY rose 2.10% to 134.98.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.97% at 104.42.