U.S. Markets & Sectoral Analysis
U.S. Markets & Sectoral Analysis Markets had a good day overall with a rise in the Dow (INDEXDJX:DJI), the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and the NASDAQ (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC). The rise is significant across U.S. Markets and may be a great sign for the week to come.
Firstly the Dow Jones (INDEXDJX:DJI) inclined by +$84.42(+0.45%) to reach $18,228.13 after the midday trading period. The opening value on Monday was $18.259 which shows there was considerable retracement throughout the day. However it is still up over last week’s closing value of $18,144.57 on Friday.
The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is at $2,150.95 from a rise of +$9.80(+0.46%) after the midday trading period. The opening value was $2,152.00 which is higher than last week’s closing value of $2141.32 on Friday
Lastly the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is at $5,304.42 up after midday by +$47.78(+0.92%). The day’s opening value was around $5291.63, which may have been bolstered by acquisition news and recent earnings reports. This is in contrast to last week’s closing value of $5257.53 on Friday.
Markets By Sector
Technology sector of the U.S. markets is up +1.10% on Monday. The day’s winning stocks in technologies include:
Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ:CRNT) is at $2.84 being up by +$0.21(7.95%); Limelight Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:LLNW) is at $1.99 after inclining +$0.12(+6.15%); Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) is at +$1.08(+5.67%)
Non-Cyclical Goods sector of U.S. markets is up 0.77% as of opening. The winning stocks are:
Spark Networks (NYSEMKT:LOV) is at $1.52 up +$0.05(+3.40%); CCA Industries (NYSEMKT:CAW) at $3.00 up +$0.15(+5.26%); Embotelladora Andina SA(ADR) (NYSE:AKO.B) is up by +$0.94(4.02%) to reach $24.34 on Monday.
Cyclical Consumer goods is up to +0.54% after midday:
Luxottica (NYSE:LUX) is up +$3.42(7.54%) to reach $48.85 on Monday; Destination XL Group(NASDAQ:DXLG) is up +$0.25(6.02%) to reach $4.40 after midday; Arcos Dorados Holdings (NYSE:ARCO) is up +$0.35(5.69%) to reach $6.50 since opening.
Healthcare sector of U.S. markets is down by -0.30% on Monday. The highest performing gainer is Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYSE:ENZ) at $6.29 up +$0.36(+6.07%)
Energy sector of the U.S. markets is down -0.29%. The highest performing gainer in this sector was SunCoke Energy Inc.(NSE:SXC) currently at $9.81 up by +$0.61(+6.74%)
Basic Materials in the U.S. markets has lost -0.12% over the sector. The highest performing gainer was Mechel PAO(ADR) (NYSE:MTL) currently at $5.17 up by +$1.35(+35.54%) after midday trading.