U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.04%

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

At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.04%, while the index lost 0.25%, and the index fell 0.53%.

The best performers of the session on the were 3M Company (NYSE:), which rose 1.38% or 2.78 points to trade at 204.07 at the close. Meanwhile, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) added 1.19% or 0.97 points to end at 82.44 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 1.13% or 0.54 points to 48.44 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:), which fell 2.75% or 3.71 points to trade at 131.39 at the close. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:) declined 1.59% or 1.32 points to end at 81.71 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:) was down 1.25% or 1.51 points to 119.36.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 15.26% to 66.93, Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 7.83% to settle at 53.00 and ANSYS Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 6.18% to close at 169.68.

The worst performers were Perrigo Co (NYSE:) which was down 16.32% to 62.88 in late trade, Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:) which lost 13.13% to settle at 99.02 and DR Horton Inc (NYSE:) which was down 8.97% to 34.22 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Novelion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 77.23% to 1.250, FTD Companies Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 47.24% to settle at 2.93 and I-AM Capital Acquisition Co (NASDAQ:) which gained 66.11% to close at 10.00.

The worst performers were NN Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 34.39% to 8.07 in late trade, Talend SA (NASDAQ:) which lost 30.95% to settle at 43.43 and ReShape Lifesciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 29.67% to 1.9400 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1642 to 1427 and 84 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1327 fell and 1299 advanced, while 91 ended unchanged.

Shares in TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 15.26% or 8.86 to 66.93. Shares in Perrigo Co (NYSE:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 16.32% or 12.27 to 62.88. Shares in DR Horton Inc (NYSE:) fell to 52-week lows; down 8.97% or 3.37 to 34.22. Shares in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 1.19% or 0.97 to 82.44. Shares in NN Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 5-year lows; falling 34.39% or 4.23 to 8.07.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 2.20% to 16.72.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.17% or 2.10 to $1224.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.67% or 1.03 to hit $60.64 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.80% or 1.30 to trade at $70.77 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.55% to 1.1364, while USD/JPY rose 0.48% to 114.06.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.71% at 96.49.

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