NASDAQ Leads The Way For S&P 500 Index And DOW As All Three Indices Rise

Market moves Wednesday
Market moves Wednesday

NASDAQ Leads The Way, Up 1.13%

Markets were up today with all three major indices finishing the day higher. NASDAQ saw the strongest performance with an increase of 87.65 points (1.13%) to 7822.15, while S&P 500 Index and DOW went up 0.58% and 0.45% respectively.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Communication Services saw the biggest increase of the day (2.11%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (-0.48%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 19.93%.

Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -2.60%, as it went up 2.11%. Utilities saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 0.47% trading down -0.13%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Communication Services went up with a 2.11% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.98% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.80% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.78% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.46% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.27% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.12% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.13% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.24% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.48% change.

Stocks that hit their 52 week high today

  • Travelers Companies Inc (TRV) ended the day at $146.52

DOW stocks that hit their 52 week low today

  • DowDuPont Inc (DWDP) reached a new 52 week low of $30.06, but bounced back to close the day at $30.10
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) reached a new 52 week low of $51.79, but rebounded closing the day at $52.74

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