Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 7,984.16.
Friday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 7,984.16 up 36.8 for the day. The index had a previous high 5218.859 on 07/20/2015. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.06 billion.
Advancers stocks led declining by 1.31 to 1 ratio. There were 1763 advancers and 1348 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 76 stocks reached a 52 week high and 21 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 up .44% for the day; a total of 33.26 points. The current value is 7,628.15. Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) had the largest percent change down (-4.49%) while Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.65%.
The Dow Jones index closed up 1.03% for the day; a total of 269.25 points. The current value is 26,412.3. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) had the largest percent change down (-5.18%) while Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) had the largest percent change gain rising 11.54%.