The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,556.78.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%% to 22,978.36.

The Nasdaq was flat at 6,621.58.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond declined 0.1% to 2.30%.

The price of gold fell 1.2% to $1,287.

MANUFACTURING

Adomani Inc. (Nasdaq: ADOM) declined 14% to $5.59 and a $381 million market cap. Shares of Adomani have plunged about two-thirds since their 52-week high of $18.31 in June. The company, which converts school buses and other fleets into zero-emission electric and hybrid vehicles, is moving its headquarters from Newport Beach to Corona in Riverside County and keeping a production facility in Orange.

RESTAURANTS

BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) rose 3.7% to $30.90 and a $663 million market cap. The Huntington Beach-based company is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Oct. 18.