Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 6,198.52 down -4.67 points

Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 6,198.52. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.23 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.04 to 1 ratio. There were 1408 advancers and 1468 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 64 stocks reached a 52 week high and 58 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 down -.1% for the day; a total of -5.83 points. The current value is 5,788.8. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ) had the largest percent change down (-2.24%) while Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated ( VRTX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.67%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.1% for the day; a total of -20.82 points. The current value is 21,008.65. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) ( GS ) had the largest percent change down (-3.28%) while Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.62%.


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