Stock market report August 8 2019

US stock market report August 8 2019

A day with strong gains for all major US stock market indices. There was buying pressure for stocks after the recent selloff which sent the major indices higher at the close of the day. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Tuesday August 8 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,938.09,+54.11(+1.88%)
  • Dow 30: 26,378.19,+371.09(+1.43%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,039.16,+176.33(+2.24%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,532.13,+31.45(+2.10%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.7160,+0.0320(+1.90%)
  • Vix: 16.91,-2.58(-13.24%)

Stocks gainers

Carvana Co. (CVNA) was the stock with largest gains closing at $72.47+$14.56 (+25.14%).

CVNA daily stock chart

Stocks losers

ICU Medical, Inc. (ICUI) was the stock with largest losses closing at $163.96-$81.71 (-33.26%).

ICUI daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) was among the most active stocks closing at $33.92+$4.73 (+16.20%).

AMD daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +2.89%, Utilities was the worst performing sector +1.02%. All sectors ended higher indicative of the buying interest for stocks,  Source: Fidelity .

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are PG&E Corp (PCG), Tribune Media Co (TRCO), Cambrex Corp (CBM) and Tidewater Inc (TDW).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

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


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