Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 6,278.41 down -19.07 points

Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 6,278.41. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.54 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.22 to 1 ratio. There were 1310 advancers and 1598 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 37 stocks reached a 52 week high and 34 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 -.37% for the day; a total of -21.55 points. The current value is 5,851.78. Seagate Technology PLC ( STX ) had the largest percent change down (-3.96%) while Xilinx, Inc. ( XLNX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 4.35%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.4% for the day; a total of -87.8 points. The current value is 21,812.09. Johnson Johnson ( JNJ ) had the largest percent change down (-1.41%) while United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.16%.


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