In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Mallinckrodt ( MNK ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 8.0%. Year to date, Mallinckrodt has lost about 12.2% of its value.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Chesapeake Energy ( CHK ), trading down 8.0%. Chesapeake Energy is showing a gain of 34.7% looking at the year to date performance.
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