By Liz Moyer
Investing.com -- U.S. stocks sank Tuesday on renewed recession fears. Here are the midday movers for July 5:
- Oil company shares tumbled after crude oil sold off sharply, weighed by global recession fears. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE: XOM ) fell nearly 5%, while Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX ) fell 4%, and Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) fell more than 7%. Crude prices dropped 10% as of midday Tuesday.
- Solar energy stocks also fell, with crude oil falling back below $100 a barrel. Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ: ENPH ) shares fell 6.2%, while SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR ) shares fell 3% and SolarEdge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: SEDG ) fell 5.5%.
- Ford (NYSE: F ) stock fell nearly 4% to a new 52-week low on Tuesday after its second quarter new vehicle sales numbers fell short of expectations. Ford Motor Company's sales rose 1.8% from the same period last year, while analysts expected sales to gain more than 3.3%.
- Stellantis NV (NYSE: STLA ) shares fell more than 7% after the Fiat maker's union reported Italy-based production could take a hit of about 220,000 vehicles because of the ongoing chip shortage.
- Dollar Tree Inc (NASDAQ: DLTR ) rose 3.6% as economic uncertainty lifted shares of discount retailers.
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