Stock market news February 12 2020

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%).

DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Insperity, Inc. (NSP) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
71.64-17.44 (-19.58%).

NSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
NSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

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%).

TEVA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
TEVA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

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

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.

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