Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,445.26 down -20.11 points
Tuesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,445.26. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.81 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 2.06 to 1 ratio. There were 814 advancers and 1676 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 42 stocks reached a 52 week high and 8 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 -.57% for the day; a total of
-17.1 points. The current value is 2,973.69. Biogen Idec Inc. (
) had the largest percent change down (-3.36%) while Monster
Beverage Corporation (
) had the largest percent change gain rising 10.45%.
The Dow Jones index closed down -.5% for the day; a total of -76.49 points. The current value is 15,177.54. Home Depot, Inc. (The) ( HD ) had the largest percent change down (-3.1%) while Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.04%.