In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Intuitive Surgical ( ISRG ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 13.4%. Year to date, Intuitive Surgical registers a 15.8% gain.
And the worst performing Nasdaq 100 component thus far on the day is Xilinx ( XLNX ), trading down 17.4%. Xilinx is lower by about 13.4% looking at the year to date performance.
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