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NASDAQ Composite Index closes up 3.66 points for the week, rising for the 4 straight days

Posted
5/8/2013 4:45:00 PM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:CHRW;MCD;UNH;WFM

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index 16.64 This is the 4th straight day of increase for the index. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.7 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.36 to 1 ratio. There were 1418 advancers and 1042 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 153 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 .52% for the day; a total of 15.36 points. The current value is 2,968.24. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) had the largest percent change down (-6.99%) while Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) had the largest percent change gain rising 10.12%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .32% for the day; a total of 48.92 points. The current value is 15,105.12. McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) had the largest percent change down (-1.31%) while UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.32%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 5/8/2013 4:44:00 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
4
th
ADVANCES FOR THE CONSECUTIVE DAY
153
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
8
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Whole Foods Market, Inc.[WFM]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
10.12
INDEX
WFM ROSE