Stock market news for February 12 2020
“Wall Street closed at record highs on Wednesday as news that the coronavirus outbreak could be running out of steam kept buyers in the ring.
Technology shares led the broad-based rally, which pushed all three major U.S. stock averages to fresh highs. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq have now set closing highs for three consecutive sessions. The Dow reached its most recent closing record on Feb 6.”, source: Yahoo Finance
How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, February 12, 2020-Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 3,379.45,+21.70(+0.65%)
- Dow 30: 29,551.42,+275.12(+0.94%)
- Nasdaq: 9,725.96,+87.02(+0.90%)
- Russell 2000: 1,689.38,+11.87(+0.71%)
Stocks biggest gainers
Youdao, Inc. (DAO) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 24.00+2.50 (+11.63%).
Stocks biggest losers
Insperity, Inc. (NSP) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) was among most active stocks closing at 13.45+1.12 (+9.08%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Energy was the best performing sector +1.36%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector -0.04%.
Stock earnings today
Notable stock earnings today include Kraft-Heinz (KHC), PepsiCo (PEP) , Roku (ROKU), Nvidia (NVDA), YETI (YETI), Expedia (EXPE) and Mattel (MAT).
Stock market update
This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.