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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,164.41 down -49.18 points

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 2/20/2013 4:45:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: AA;GRMN;MNST;MRK

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,164.41. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.94 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 3.63 to 1 ratio. There were 542 advancers and 1969 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 43 stocks reached a 52 week high and 13 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 -1.54% for the day; a total of -42.87 points. The current value is 2,739.99. Garmin Ltd. ( GRMN ) had the largest percent change down (-9.43%) while Monster Beverage Corporation ( MNST ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.99%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.77% for the day; a total of -108.13 points. The current value is 13,927.54. Alcoa Inc. ( AA ) had the largest percent change down (-3.31%) while Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.04%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 2/20/2013 4:44:02 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.94
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
43
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
13
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Monster Beverage Corporation[MNST]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
1.99
INDEX
MNST ROSE