NASDAQ Leads The Way For S&P 500 Index And DOW As All Three Indices Rise

Market moves Thursday
Market moves Thursday

NASDAQ Leads The Way, Up 0.57%

Markets were up today with all three major indices finishing the day higher. NASDAQ saw the strongest performance with an increase of 44.41 points (0.57%) to 7837.13, while S&P 500 Index and DOW went up 0.41% and 0.39% respectively.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Energy saw the biggest increase of the day (1.25%), while the Healthcare sector saw the biggest drop (-0.11%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.06%.

Utilities saw the biggest turn-around compared to its 5-day performance (-0.31%), as it went up by 0.15%. Healthcare saw a turn-around from its 5-day performance of 2.18% trading down -0.11%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Energy, up 1.25%.
  • Communication Services, up 1.14%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, up 0.90%.
  • Materials, up 0.58%.
  • Industrials, up 0.54%.
  • Financials, up 0.23%.
  • Information Technology, up 0.22%.
  • Utilities, up 0.15%.
  • Consumer Staples, up 0.11%.
  • Real Estate, up 0.09%.
  • Healthcare, down -0.11%.

Stocks that hit their 52-week highs today

  • Procter & Gamble Co (PG) ended the day at $110.91
  • Visa Inc (V) ended the day at $169.35
  • Walmart Inc (WMT) ended the day at $108.65

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