Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 7,943.32.
Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 7,943.32 up -20.44 for the day. The index had a previous high 5218.859 on 07/20/2015. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.11 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.19 to 1 ratio. There were 1436 advancers and 1704 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 28 stocks reached a 52 week high and 34 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on theMost Active Stocks page.
The NASDAQ 100 index closed down -.3% for the day; a total of -22.6 points. The current value is 7,617.55. Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) had the largest percent change down (-2.77%) while Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) had the largest percent change gain rising 3%.
The Dow Jones index closed up .01% for the day; a total of 2.24 points. The current value is 25,967.33. Intel Corporation (INTC) had the largest percent change down (-2.46%) while United Technologies Corporation (UTX) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.2%.