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Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 8,164.


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Friday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 8,164 up 127.23 for the day. The index had a previous high 8161.85336 on 04/29/2019. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.08 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 3.74 to 1 ratio. There were 2473 advancers and 661 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 81 stocks reached a 52 week high and 11 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 1.58% for the day; a total of 121.67 points. The current value is 7,845.73. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation ( CTSH ) had the largest percent change down (-11.05%) while MercadoLibre, Inc. ( MELI ) had the largest percent change gain rising 20.02%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .75% for the day; a total of 197.16 points. The current value is 26,504.95. Home Depot, Inc. (The) ( HD ) had the largest percent change down (-.22%) while Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.88%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 5/3/2019 4:44:03 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
8,164
milestone closes at
81
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
11
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
MercadoLibre, Inc. [MELI]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100 INDEX
%
20.02
ROSE
 
 

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.





This article appears in: News Headlines , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: CTSH , MELI , HD , CAT



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