S&P 500 Index Drags Down DOW And NASDAQ As Markets Drop

S&P 500 Index Drops 5.41 Points

The market finished lower for all three major indices, as S&P 500 Index saw a drop of 0.18%, closing at 2990.41 dragging DOW and NASDAQ down with it. DOW closed down 0.16% at 26922.12, while NASDAQ closed at 8161.79, down 0.10%.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Friday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (0.38%), while the Healthcare sector saw the biggest drop (-0.73%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 29.18%.

Energy saw the biggest turn-around compared to its 5-day performance (-0.67%), as it went up by 0.11%. Healthcare and Real Estate saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Healthcare dropping -0.73%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Financials, up 0.38%.
  • Communication Services, up 0.19%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, up 0.12%.
  • Energy, up 0.11%.
  • Utilities, down -0.17%.
  • Information Technology, down -0.19%.
  • Consumer Staples, down -0.49%.
  • Industrials, down -0.52%.
  • Materials, down -0.53%.
  • Real Estate, down -0.57%.
  • Healthcare, down -0.73%.

Stocks that hit their 52-week highs today

  • Mcdonald’s Corp (MCD) ended the day at $211.24
  • Visa Inc (V) ended the day at $176.66

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