Corporate shares after Monday's close
The US stock market ended Monday's trading multidirectional, with the oil and gas, telecoms and healthcare sectors strengthening.
Thus, such companies' shares added in yesterday's trading: Chevron (NYSE: CVX) +3.06%, Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) +1.79%, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) +4. 21%, TimkenSteel (NYSE: TMST) +2.97%, Ebix (NASDAQ: EBIX) +1.26%, Community Healthcare Trust (NYSE: CHCT) +0.58%, Select Energy Services (NYSE: WTTR) +4.71%, Vertex Energy (NASDAQ: VTNR) +1.95%.
However, shares of such companies fell in yesterday's trading: Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) -2.00%, Boeing (NYSE: BA) -2.48%, Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) -1.67%, Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) -8. 18%, Chimerix (NASDAQ: CMRX) -60.85%, Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) -2.48%, PAR Technology (NYSE: PAR) -4.83%, Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) -0.83%, Regenxbio (NASDAQ: RGNX) -0.82%, Associated Capital Group (NYSE: AC) -0.076%.
Also, on NYSE, the number of securities that went up (1,608) exceeded the number that closed down (1,586), while 119 stocks were almost flat. On the Nasdaq, 2,256 companies fell in value, 1,577 rose, and 216 remained flat at the previous close.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which is derived from options trading on the S&P 500, fell 4.85% to 27.47.
It is worth noting that gold futures for June delivery added 0.79%, or 14.30, to reach $1.00 per troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI crude futures for July delivery rose 2.95%, or 3.21, to $111.84 a barrel. Brent crude futures for July delivery rose 2.45%, or 2.73, to $114.28 a barrel.