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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 2,992.16 down -21.65 points

Posted
12/13/2012 4:45:00 PM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:CAT;MNST;MRK;RIMM

Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 2,992.16. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.77 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.69 to 1 ratio. There were 925 advancers and 1560 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 15 stocks reached a 52 week high and 15 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 down -.77% for the day; a total of -20.56 points. The current value is 2,654.01. Monster Beverage Corporation ( MNST ) had the largest percent change down (-3.71%) while Research in Motion Limited ( RIMM ) had the largest percent change gain rising 4.13%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.56% for the day; a total of -74.73 points. The current value is 13,170.72. Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change down (-2.89%) while Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change gain rising .47%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 12/13/2012 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.77
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
15
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
15
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Research in Motion Limited[RIMM]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
4.13
INDEX
RIMM ROSE