Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,206.06 up 39.70 points

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Friday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,206.06. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.68 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 2.11 to 1 ratio. There were 1692 advancers and 802 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 36 stocks reached a 52 week high and 17 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page.

The NASDAQ 100 index closed up 1.4% for the day; a total of 38.51 points. The current value is 2,780.46. Dell Inc. ( DELL ) had the largest percent change down (-3.94%) while Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated ( VRTX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 61.91%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .07% for the day; a total of 10.37 points. The current value is 14,547.51. International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) had the largest percent change down (-8.28%) while Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.39%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 4/19/2013 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.68
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
36
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
17
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated[VRTX]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
61.91
INDEX
VRTX ROSE
 
 


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Referenced Stocks: DELL , IBM , MSFT , VRTX

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