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End of Day Market Update

Jun 21, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                                               Start Your Free Trial Today

US stocks finished broadly lower, as Sino-American trade war tensions continue to roil US equity markets, with the S&P 500 -0.63%, the Dow Jones Industrial -0.80%, the Russell 2000 -1.06%, and the Nasdaq Composite -0.70%. Real estate (+0.62%), utilities (+0.33%), and consumer staples stocks (+0.07%) were the only stocks in the S&P 500 in positive territory. Energy (-1.93%), industrials (-1.19%), and materials stocks (-1.00%) were the most significant laggards. The VIX was up 184 basis points to 14.61. Yield on the US 10-year fell 4.2 basis points to 2.897%. The most actively traded options today were EEM June 29 OTM Puts, SPY September 21 OTM Puts, AAPL July 20 ATM Calls and Puts, and QQQ June 29 OTM Puts. USD$ is down 0.29%, due to strength in the GBP£, the EUR€, and the JPY¥.

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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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Conagra Brands (CAG) has reportedly been in conversation with Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF) regarding a potential merger deal. Shares of Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF) traded 2.09% higher today, while Conagra Brands shares fell 0.60%

Red Hat Inc (RHT) posted 1Q2019 EPS that was slightly above expectations ($0.72 vs $0.69 forecasted). Red Hat’s board of directors also approved a $1 billion share repurchase program. EPS guidance released by Redhat for 2Q2019 was significantly lower than expected, and the company’s shares are down 10.12% to 148.75 after the close

Smart Global Holdings (SGH) reported 3Q2018 EPS that was higher than anticipated ($1.84 vs $1.77 projected). Smart Global Holdings shares are up 0.88% to $0.20 post-market Group Inc (WEB) will reportedly be acquired by Siris Capital Group for $2 billion. stock was up 11.25% to $22.27 in today’s trading