© Reuters. U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.54%
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stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the fell 0.54%, while the index declined 0.72%, and the index lost 0.85%.
The best performers of the session on the were Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 2.12% or 4.98 points to trade at 239.69 at the close. Meanwhile, Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) added 1.11% or 0.82 points to end at 74.50 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was up 0.87% or 0.50 points to 57.82 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which fell 3.60% or 3.85 points to trade at 103.05 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE:) declined 2.48% or 1.59 points to end at 62.47 and Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.78% or 4.17 points to 230.19.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Aon PLC (NYSE:) which rose 5.20% to 251.18, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.85% to settle at 709.84 and Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.53%