November 6, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.13% at 2,591.13. The DJIA closed relatively flat at 23,548.69. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.33% at 6,786.44.
Monday was a positive day for the U.S. broad markets with all of the major exchanges hitting new all-time highs. Crude oil also came on strong to start out the week. The S&P 500 sectors were practically split down the middle. The best performing sectors were energy and real estate, up 2.3% and 1.6%, respectively. The worst performing sectors were consumer staples and materials, down 1%, and 0.46%, respectively.
Crude oil was up about 3% at $57.34.
Gold was up 1% at $1,282.30.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Monday was Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC) which traded down about 10% at $70.04. The stock’s 52-week range is $69.51 to $93.50. Volume was roughly 7.5 million versus the daily average 1.2 million shares.
The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Monday was Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS) which rose about 15% to $54.57. The stock’s 52-week range is $32.38 to $55.01. Volume was about 17 million compared to its average volume of 2.3 million.