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Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 5,838.58.

Friday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 5,838.58 up 23.68 for the day. The index first reached the 5000 mark on 02/15/2017 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.07 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.26 to 1 ratio. There were 1607 advancers and 1271 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 111 stocks reached a 52 week high and 14 reaching lows. 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 .45% for the day; a total of 24.08 points. The current value is 5,324.72. Akamai Technologies, Inc. ( AKAM ) had the largest percent change down (-2.96%) while The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) had the largest percent change gain rising 10.74%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .02% for the day; a total of 4.28 points. The current value is 20,624.05. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) had the largest percent change down (-3.68%) while Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.51%.

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As of 2/17/2017 4:44:01 PM

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

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