Thursday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 6,271.33. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.6 billion.
Advancers stocks led declining by 1.46 to 1 ratio. There were 1733 advancers and 1186 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 27 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 the Most Active Stocks page.
The NASDAQ 100 index closed down -.3% for the day; a total of -17.34 points. The current value is 5,834.44. Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) had the largest percent change down (-5.04%) while Dollar Tree, Inc. ( DLTR ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.62%.
The Dow Jones index closed down -.13% for the day; a total of -28.69 points. The current value is 21,783.4. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) had the largest percent change down (-2.03%) while Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.03%.