Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, 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 0.11%, while the index declined 0.15%, and the index declined 0.24%.
The best performers of the session on the were Pfizer Inc (NYSE:), which rose 1.67% or 0.66 points to trade at 40.07 at the close. Meanwhile, JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) added 1.17% or 1.60 points to end at 138.80 and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 1.04% or 0.56 points to 54.62 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:), which fell 1.35% or 4.28 points to trade at 312.68 at the close. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:) declined 0.86% or 0.60 points to end at 69.20 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) was down 0.70% or 1.15 points to 162.13.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:) which rose 12.60% to 56.91, Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was up 5.67% to settle at 81.47 and Apache Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 4.94% to close at 33.59.
The worst performers were Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:) which was down 6.18% to 42.6600 in late trade, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:) which lost 5.39% to settle at 49.30 and Martin Marietta Materials Inc (NYSE:) which was down 4.19% to 260.75 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were RTI Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 63.41% to 4.510, Inpixon (NASDAQ:) which was up 54.79% to settle at 5.6500 and IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ:) which gained 48.73% to close at 3.51.
The worst performers were Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 30.34% to 5.280 in late trade, Stemline Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 30.33% to settle at 6.570 and Torchlight Energ (NASDAQ:) which was down 28.88% to 0.6300 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1593 to 1240 and 85 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1326 rose and 1324 declined, while 75 ended unchanged.
Shares in Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 12.60% or 6.37 to 56.91. Shares in Stemline Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 30.33% or 2.860 to 6.570. Shares in Torchlight Energ (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 28.88% or 0.2559 to 0.6300.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 0.57% to 12.39.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.24% or 3.70 to $1546.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.09% or 0.05 to hit $58.13 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $64.43 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.00% to 1.1127, while USD/JPY rose 0.02% to 110.00.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 97.125.
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