U.S. stocks closed lower in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as oil prices pressured energy stocks for a fifth day and weak Chinese trade data reignited fears of a global economic slowdown, pushing down materials stocks.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 159.57 points, or 0.9 percent, to 17,570.94, the S&P 500 lost 13.32 points, or 0.64 percent, to 2,063.75 and the NASDAQ Composite dropped 3.57 points, or 0.07 percent, to 5,098.24.
A selloff in energy shares dragged the broader stock market lower Monday, as oil prices tumbled to an almost seven-year low.
Energy companies posted the sharpest losses among major sectors, with energy stocks in the S&P 500 shedding 3.7%. They have lost 11% over the past month amid renewed selling in the oil market.
“You’ve seen a lot of people over the last three or four months looking for a low in energy, but it just remains elusive,” said Michael Antonelli, equity sales trader at Robert W. Baird.
Crude-oil futures in New York fell $2.32, or 5.8%, to $37.65 a barrel as fears of a global supply glut deepened after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ended last week with no agreement to cut production.
On Tuesday, Great Basin Scientific Inc (NASDAQ:GBSN), showed bearish trend with lower momentum of -13.18% to close at $0.112. The company traded total volume of 26.23 million shares as contrast to its average volume of 26.41 million shares. The company has a market value of $24.60 billion and about 190.68 million shares outstanding. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $0.05 and reached to max level of $6.10.
The company has -10.66% value in price to sale ratio wh. The company earned $-37.50 million in prior twelve months on revenue of $2.00 million.
Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) finished down -0.67% to close at $34.75. The stock kicked off the day at $34.67 and traded between a low of $34.42 and a high of $34.95. The company traded 13.38 million shares less than average volume of 22.94 million shares. The stock’s worth is $165.09 billion. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.40.
Return on assets ratio of the company was 12.40% while its return on equity ratio was 20.30%. ATR value of company was 0.62 while stock volatility for week was 2.08% while for month was 1.90%. Debt to equity ratio of the company was 0.37% and its current ratio was 2.40%.
Baxalta Inc (NYSE:BXLT) closed at $37.01 with trading volume of 3.70 million shares up its average volume of 2.88 million. The company fell 3.58% with market capitalization of 24.24 billion. The stock’s institutional ownership stands at 65.50%. During the year, the lowest price at which share is traded was $29.83 and hit the highest price at $37.06.
The share price is going higher than to its 52 week low with 24.40% while its 52 week high with -9.27%. The company offered net profit margin of 26.80% while its gross profit margin was 60.80%. ROE was recorded as 32.80%.
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