U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.09%

© Reuters.  U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.09%© Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.09% – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.09% to hit a new 1-month high, while the index added 0.09%, and the index climbed 0.62%.

The best performers of the session on the were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which rose 2.22% or 7.69 points to trade at 354.85 at the close. Meanwhile, Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) added 1.19% or 0.65 points to end at 55.40 and Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:) was up 0.98% or 0.73 points to 75.08 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dow Inc (NYSE:), which fell 3.55% or 1.81. points to trade at 49.34 at the close. Nike Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.61% or 1.34 points to end at 82.10 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.12% or 0.65 points to 57.63.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 5.31% to 81.84, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (NYSE:) which was up 4.89% to settle at 30.03 and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.24% to close at 189.01.

The worst performers were Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.57% to 288.68 in late trade, Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:) which lost 4.13% to settle at 78.53 and Ecolab Inc (NYSE:) which was down 4.06% to 190.36 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Array BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 56.94% to 46.440, Vislink Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 40.52% to settle at 2.1500 and Up Fintech Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 34.79% to close at 5.54.

The worst performers were VBI Vaccines Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 65.61% to 0.650 in late trade, TuanChe  (NASDAQ:) which lost 28.04% to settle at 2.13 and Celyad SA (NASDAQ:) which was down 27.78% to 13.36 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1627 to 1390 and 21 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1439 rose and 1208 declined, while 93 ended unchanged.

Shares in Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (NYSE:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 4.89% or 1.40 to 30.03. Shares in Array BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 56.94% or 16.850 to 46.440. Shares in VBI Vaccines Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 5-year lows; down 65.61% or 1.240 to 0.650. Shares in TuanChe  (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 28.04% or 0.83 to 2.13. Shares in Celyad SA (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 27.78% or 5.14 to 13.36.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 0.46% to 15.35.

Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.10% or 1.35 to $1343.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.12% or 0.59 to hit $51.92 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $60.96 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.03% to 1.1220, while USD/JPY rose 0.00% to 108.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 97.060.

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