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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,218.60 down -36.26 points

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 4/3/2013 4:45:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: FB;JPM;MRK;VOD

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,218.60. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.77 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 3.28 to 1 ratio. There were 580 advancers and 1902 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 20 stocks reached a 52 week high and 29 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 -.91% for the day; a total of -25.58 points. The current value is 2,795.04. Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD ) had the largest percent change down (-4.51%) while Facebook, Inc. ( FB ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.27%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.76% for the day; a total of -111.66 points. The current value is 14,550.35. J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) had the largest percent change down (-2.96%) while Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 4/3/2013 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.77
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
20
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
29
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Facebook, Inc.[FB]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
3.27
INDEX
FB ROSE