End of Day Market Update

May 18, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks ended mixed today, with the S&P 500 (-0.26%), Russell 2000 (+0.08%), and the Nasdaq Composite (-0.38%).

The S&P 500 is being led lower today by Consumer Staples (-0.82%), Financials (-0.71%), and Energy (-0.67%), while Industrials (+0.60%), Materials (+0.28%), and Health Care (+0.27%) are the biggest outperforming sectors.

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S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

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Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day

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Stocks Trending in the News

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Baker Hughes (BHGE) reported a 1Q2018 dividend of $0.18 per share.

Eagles Materials (EXP) has been upgraded to a “hold” rating at Zacks Investment Research.

A Bloomberg report stated that Goldman Sachs (GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein will reportedly be stepping down from his position in December .

Middleby Corporation (MIDD) announced that it will be acquiring Taylor Company for $1.0 billion.