Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.32% to hit a new all time high, while the index lost 0.04%, and the index lost 0.51%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:), which rose 2.80% or 4.51 points to trade at 165.30 at the close. Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) added 1.74% or 0.83 points to end at 48.56 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:) was up 1.43% or 1.71 points to 121.13 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:), which lost 1.14% or 0.54 points to trade at 46.66 in late trade. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:) declined 1.09% or 1.22 points to end at 110.40 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) shed 1.08% or 2.37 points to 217.66.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 4.17% to 169.34, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.08% to settle at 43.60 and Under Armour Inc C (NYSE:) which gained 3.03% to close at 18.700.
The worst performers were Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:) which was down 3.06% to 112.89 in late trade, Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 2.87% to settle at 44.74 and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:) which was down 2.65% to 467.37 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Cool Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 80.95% to 19.000, Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:) which was up 71.47% to settle at 5.590 and Netlist Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 49.12% to close at 0.650.
The worst performers were GTX Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 92.27% to 1.8000 in late trade, Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 56.67% to settle at 0.2167 and Bio Path Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 36.46% to 0.610 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1518 to 1495 and 143 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1458 fell and 1141 advanced, while 114 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.95% to 11.57 a new 1-month low.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.64% or 7.80 to $1203.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.74% or 0.52 to hit $70.84 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.06% or 0.05 to trade at $78.75 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.20% to 1.1754, while USD/JPY rose 0.05% to 112.54.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.32% at 93.77.
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