S&P 500 Index Leads The Way For DOW And NASDAQ As All Three Indices Rise

S&P 500 Index Leads The Way, Up 0.29%

Markets were up today with all three major indices finishing the day higher. S&P 500 Index saw the strongest performance with an increase of 8.68 points (0.29%) to 2973.01, while DOW and NASDAQ went up 0.26% and 0.22% respectively.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Real Estate saw the biggest increase of the day (1.82%), while the Energy sector saw the biggest drop (-1.74%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 27.94%.

Real Estate saw the biggest turn-around compared to its 5-day performance (-2.56%), as it went up by 1.82%. Energy and Financials both saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Energy dropping -1.74%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Real Estate, up 1.82%.
  • Utilities, up 1.24%.
  • Communication Services, up 1.06%.
  • Consumer Staples, up 0.85%.
  • Healthcare, up 0.43%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, up 0.32%.
  • Information Technology, up 0.29%.
  • Industrials, down -0.13%.
  • Materials, down -0.14%.
  • Financials, down -0.18%.
  • Energy, down -1.74%.

Stocks that hit their 52-week highs today

  • Mcdonald’s Corp (MCD) ended the day at $209.58

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