U.S. Daily Market Review
The worst performers were the shares of Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), the price of which fell 3.26 p (2.55%), ending the session at around 124.41. Shares of Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) fell 1.75 p (1.17%) to 148.24, and EI du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD) fell 0.44 p (0.64%) to 68.63.
The leaders of growth among the components of the S&P 500 were the shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP), which rose 14.93% to 164.24, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK), which gained 10.60%, to 6.050, and the shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR), which rose 9.14%, ending the session at around 30.92.
The worst results came from Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: SNI), which fell in price by 4.17%, to 70.63. Shares of Apartment Investment & Management Co (NYSE: AIV) lost 4.16% and finished the session at 41.02. The quotes of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) decreased in price by 3.57% to reach 428.65.
The best performer among the NASDAQ Composite index were the shares of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), which rose by 154.77% to 6.1400, Euroseas Ltd (NASDAQ: ESEA), while the worst result came from Towerstream Corp (NASDAQ: TWER), the share price of which fell 25.56%, closing at 0.6700.
On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of advancing securities (2237) exceeded the number closed in the red (954), and the quotes of 76 shares remained virtually unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock market, 1409 shares rose, 1070 decreased, and 144 remained at the previous close.