U.S. equities were mixed on Tuesday. The Dow climbed by triple digits and the S&P 500 finished in the green to reach new record closes, but the Nasdaq finished lower.

Tesla Inc. (TSLA - Get Report) shares surged by about 3% on Tuesday after Pepsico Inc.  (PEP - Get Report) announced it purchased 100 of Tesla's new electric Semi trucks. Pepsi's order represents Tesla's largest preorder to date.

Pepsi joins Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT - Get Report) and Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD) in making public announcements about purchasing the vehicles. The Tesla Semi trucks were unveiled in November and are scheduled for production in 2019.

Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC - Get Report)  were in focus after the company and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund announced a partnership to bring cinemas to the country as it lifts a 35-year-old ban on cinemas.

The Fund said this partnership was in line with its mandate to help unlock promising new sectors within the kingdom.