Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 5,863.03. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.77 billion.
Advancers stocks led declining by 1.51 to 1 ratio. There were 1728 advancers and 1146 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 48 stocks reached a 52 week high and 26 those reaching lows totaled. 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 .15% for the day; a total of 7.98 points. The current value is 5,399.64. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. ( CTRP ) had the largest percent change down (-3.78%) while Lam Research Corporation ( LRCX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 6.85%.
The Dow Jones index closed down -.58% for the day; a total of -118.79 points. The current value is 20,404.49. International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) had the largest percent change down (-4.92%) while Merck Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising .59%.