May 30, 2017: The S&P 500 closed lower on the day, down 0.1% at 2,412.91. Separately the DJIA closed down 0.2% as well at 21,029.02. The Nasdaq closed down 0.1% at 6,203.19.
The broad markets were relatively flat in Tuesday’s session but there were some positives on the day. The Tech sector was largely positive with a fair amount of the chip-makers adding to the tech rally. On the other hand, the financial sector was down along with practically all of the oil & gas stocks. Outside of these, the market had mixed responses on the day.
Crude oil was last trading down 0.6% at $49.48.
Gold was down 0.5% closing at $1,265.10.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Monday was Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) which traded down over 4.2% at $18.43. The stock’s 52-week range is $17.07 to $23.36. Volume was about 19 million versus the daily average of 11.5 million shares.
The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Monday was First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), which jumped nearly 7.2% to $39.47. The stock’s 52-week range is $25.56 to $51.30. Volume was over 5 million on the day compared to the average of 3.8 million.