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Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 5,865.95.

Tuesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 5,865.95 up 27.37 for the day. The index first reached the 5000 mark on 02/17/2017 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.1 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.37 to 1 ratio. There were 1689 advancers and 1230 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 227 stocks reached a 52 week high and 17 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 .49% for the day; a total of 26.01 points. The current value is 5,350.73. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated ( VRTX ) had the largest percent change down (-2.03%) while Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.81%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .58% for the day; a total of 118.95 points. The current value is 20,743. Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change down (-.76%) while Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3%.

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As of 2/21/2017 4:44:01 PM

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