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End of Day Market Update

Jun 28, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                                               Start Your Free Trial Today

US stocks advanced after midday and finished broadly higher with the S&P 500 +0.62%, the Dow Jones Industrial +0.41%, the Nasdaq Composite +0.79%, and the Russell 2000 +0.28%. Telecommunications (+2.30%), information technology (+1.08%), and financials stocks (+0.86%) were the biggest outperformers in the S&P 500, while energy (-0.12%) and utilities stocks (-0.02%) were the only S&P 500 stocks in negative territory. The VIX closed 106 basis points lower, or -5.92%, to 16.85. Yield on the US 10-year is up 1.1 basis points 2.836%. The USD$ index is relatively flat today, with the GBP£ (+0.02%), AUD$ (+0.00%), JPY¥ (-0.01%), EUR€ (-0.02%), and CHF (-0.03%) little changed against the greenback.  

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Stocks Trending in the News

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American Express (AXP) has announced that it will be repurchasing up to $3.4 billion worth of shares. American Express stock is 0.60% higher to $97.55 are the close

Bank of America (BAC) stock is up 1.26% to $29.05 post-market, after it was reported that the company will be repurchasing $20.6 billion worth of shares, and will be increasing its quarterly dividend by 25%, to $0.15 per share.  

Citigroup Inc (C) is repurchasing up to $17.6 billion worth of shares and will be boosting its quarterly dividend to $0.45 per share, up from $0.32 per share previously. Citigroup is trading 2.12% higher to $68.30 after the close

Goldman Sachs (GS) will reportedly buy back up to $50 billion worth of shares and boost its quarterly dividend from $0.80 per share to $0.85. Shares of Goldman Sachs are up 0.26% to $224.00 post-market

KB Homes (KBH) shares are up 4.29% to $26.47 after the close, following the company’s reported 2Q2018 EPS results that were higher than expected ($0.57 vs $0.48 forecasted)

Nike Inc (NKE) released 4Q2018 EPS that was stronger than projected ($0.69 vs $0.64 estimated). Nike further announced the approval of a $15 billion share repurchase program Shares of Nike are up 3.91% to $74.50 post-market

RPM International Inc (RPM) traded 8.95% higher today, after the company came to an agreement with Elliott Management Corp to help improve the company’s operational and financial performance

Synnex Corp (SNX) posted 2Q2018 EPS that was above projections ($2.38 vs $2.30 anticipated). Synnex Corp also announced that it will be acquiring Convergys Corp (CVG) for around $2.4 billion. Synnex is up 0.24% to $107.00 after today’s trading