February 6, 2019: The S&P 500 closed down 0.2% at 2,731.68. The DJIA closed flat at 25,391.32. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.4% at 7,375.28.
Wednesday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. This small pullback that we’re seeing seems to affirm the rally that is currently underway. Although this is the first down day of the trading week, investors still seem optimistic going forward. The S&P 500 sectors were mostly negative. The most positive sectors were technology and health care up 0.4% each. The worst performing sectors were real estate and energy, down 0.8% and 0.7%, respectively.
Crude oil was last seen up 0.5% at $53.95.
Gold was last seen trading down 0.6% at $1,310.70.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close was Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) which traded down over 13% at $92.53. The stock’s 52-week range is $91.49 to $139.91. Volume was 18.8 million compared to the daily average volume of 2.7 million.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close was Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) which rose by over 11% to $84.69. The stock’s 52-week range is $60.12 to $115.98. Volume was about 9 million compared to the daily average volume of 2.4 million.