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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,471.62 up 9.01 points

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 5/15/2013 4:45:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: AXP;CTSH;GOLD;HPQ

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,471.62. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.78 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.28 to 1 ratio. There were 1404 advancers and 1094 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 200 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 up .22% for the day; a total of 6.57 points. The current value is 3,002.62. Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) had the largest percent change down (-3.58%) while Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation ( CTSH ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.29%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .4% for the day; a total of 60.44 points. The current value is 15,275.69. Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) had the largest percent change down (-2.56%) while American Express Company ( AXP ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.78%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 5/15/2013 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.78
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
200
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
8
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation[CTSH]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
3.29
INDEX
CTSH ROSE