U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.82%

U.S. stocks were higher following close on Friday, as gains from the Healthcare, Technology and Industrials sectors led shares higher.

At the near the coast NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.82%, whilst the S&P 500 index gained 0.67%, plus the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.78%.

The best performers of your session to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT), which rose 2.36% or 3.12 points to trade at 135.49 with the close. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) added 2.08% or 5.03 points to end at 247.26 and Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was up 1.86% or 6.98 suggests 381.42 at the end of trade.

The worst performers within the session were 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), which fell 0.36% or 0.75 suggests trade at 207.78 within the close. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) added 0.08% or 0.05 suggests end at 59.13 and Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) was up 0.07% or 0.06 suggests 80.80.

The top performers for the S&P 500 were CarMax Inc (NYSE:KMX) which rose 9.61% to 69.80, Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) that’s up 7.88% to be at 94.34 and Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) which gained 5.06% to shut at 41.33.

The worst performers were PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) which was down 4.17% to 121.95 in late trade, Helmerich & Payne Inc (NYSE:HP) which lost 2.30% to stay at 55.56 and Capri Holdings Ltd (NYSE:CPRI) which was down 1.93% to 45.75 for the close.

The top performers about the NASDAQ Composite were Estre USA Inc Class A (NASDAQ:ESTR) which rose 38.46% to one.62, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (NASDAQ:CSSE) that’s up 30.11% to pay at 12.36 and Applied DNA Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:APDN) which gained 31.97% to shut at 0.713.

The worst performers were ENDRA Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:NDRA) that is down 41.55% to a single.660 at the end of trade, Dropcar Inc (NASDAQ:DCAR) which lost 33.18% to pay at 2.960 and Eltek Ltd (NASDAQ:ELTK) that has been down 25.85% to at least one.629 in the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones for the Nyse by 1796 to 1173 and 127 ended unchanged; around the Nasdaq Stock game, 1477 rose and 1168 declined, while 84 ended unchanged.

Shares in Chicken Soup to your Soul Entertainment (NASDAQ:CSSE) rose to all time highs; up 30.11% or 2.86 to 12.36. Shares in Eltek Ltd (NASDAQ:ELTK) fell to 3-years lows; down 25.85% or 0.568 to just one.629.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.99% to 13.71.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.14% or 1.75 to $1297.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 1.50% or 0.89 to kick or punch $60.19 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.80% or 0.54 to trade at $67.64 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.01% one.1219, while USD/JPY rose 0.19% to 110.83.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 96.820.

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