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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,996.08 down -4.15 points


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Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7,996.08. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.41 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.74 to 1 ratio. There were 1143 advancers and 1988 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 44 stocks reached a 52 week high and 36 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 .34% for the day; a total of 25.99 points. The current value is 7,680.72. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) had the largest percent change down (-8.05%) while QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) had the largest percent change gain rising 12.25%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.01% for the day; a total of -3.12 points. The current value is 26,449.54. Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change down (-4.69%) while Intel Corporation ( INTC ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.26%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 4/17/2019 4:44:00 PM

BILLIONS OF
2.41
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
44
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
36
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100 INDEX
%
12.25
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: ALXN , QCOM , MRK , INTC



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