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 Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.04% to hit a new all time high, while the index declined 0.20%, and the index lost 0.13%.

The best performers of the session on the were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 5.08% or 3.01 points to trade at 62.25 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:) added 4.55% or 15.96 points to end at 366.96 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 0.79% or 2.06 points to 262.20 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were 3M Company (NYSE:), which fell 1.76% or 3.04 points to trade at 170.11 at the close. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.74% or 3.88 points to end at 219.03 and International Business Machines (NYSE:) was down 1.56% or 2.14 points to 135.47.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 5.08% to 62.25, Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.69% to settle at 20.98 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) which gained 4.55% to close at 366.96.

The worst performers were Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 4.88% to 17.74 in late trade, Newell Brands Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 4.15% to settle at 19.52 and Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:) which was down 3.83% to 121.62 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Lianluo Smart Ltd (NASDAQ:) which rose 37.25% to 0.630, Xpel Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 30.80% to settle at 14.14 and Cabaletta Bio Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 25.18% to close at 13.92.

The worst performers were Lipocine Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 70.70% to 0.80 in late trade, Aslan Pharmaceuticals Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:) which lost 67.98% to settle at 0.67 and NextCure  Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 52.93% to 39.02 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1567 to 1250 and 117 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1394 fell and 1230 advanced, while 87 ended unchanged.

Shares in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 0.79% or 2.06 to 262.20. Shares in Lipocine Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 70.70% or 1.93 to 0.80. Shares in Xpel Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 30.80% or 3.33 to 14.14. Shares in Aslan Pharmaceuticals Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; losing 67.98% or 1.41 to 0.67. Shares in Cabaletta Bio Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; gaining 25.18% or 2.80 to 13.92.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 5.14% to 12.69.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.43% or 6.30 to $1456.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.58% or 0.33 to hit $56.91 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.40% or 0.25 to trade at $62.26 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.00% to 1.1032, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 109.05.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 98.053.

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