SOURCE: NASDAQ

May 06, 2005 17:54 ET

NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical Report - for the Week Ending 5/6/05

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 6, 2005 --


Dear Colleagues,

Attached is a statistical report generated by NASDAQ's Market Intelligence Desk (MID) that compiles market data from 20 different information sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the markets. This report, which is issued every Friday, will give you a market snapshot at the end of each week. The MID report will also be available on our website the following Monday at http://www.nasdaq.com/newsroom/stats/MID_Weekly_Stats.stm.

The NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical report includes the following statistics:

--  A weekly snapshot of major market indices including the NASDAQ
    Composite, Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Russell 2000;
--  Performance data on sub-indices, such as the NASDAQ 100;
--  Sector analysis with metrics on the strongest and weakest performing
    industries;
--  Comparisons of the NASDAQ and NYSE market internals, including a
    breakdown of stocks marking 52 week highs and lows; and
--  An IPO and Listings scoreboard for NASDAQ and NYSE equity offerings.
    
                      Major Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close   Weekly  MTD    1Q    2Q    3Q   4Q    YTD

The NASDAQ Composite  1967.35   2.4%  2.4% -8.1% -1.6%  0.0%  0.0%  -9.6%
NASDAQ 100 Index      1456.00   2.5%  2.5% -8.5% -1.8%  0.0%  0.0% -10.2%
Dow Jones Industrial
 Average             10345.40   1.5%  1.5% -2.6% -1.5%  0.0%  0.0%  -4.1%
S&P 500 Index         1171.35   1.3%  1.3% -2.6% -0.8%  0.0%  0.0%  -3.3%
Russell 2000 Index     596.52   3.0%  3.0% -5.6% -3.0%  0.0%  0.0%  -8.4%
Philadelphia
 Semiconductor Index   396.82   2.9%  2.9% -3.8% -4.8%  0.0%  0.0%  -8.4%

                      Sub Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close   Weekly  MTD    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q   YTD

NASDAQ Financial
 - 100                2633.99   2.1%  2.1%  -7.6% -0.9% 0.0%  0.0%  -8.4%
NASDAQ Industrial     1658.53   2.9%  2.9%  -7.9% -3.1% 0.0%  0.0% -10.7%
NASDAQ Transportation 2042.65   4.4%  4.4%  -4.7% -3.9% 0.0%  0.0%  -8.4%
NASDAQ Bank           2931.39   2.1%  2.1%  -7.8% -1.2% 0.0%  0.0%  -8.9%
NASDAQ
 Telecommunication     177.11   1.9%  1.9%  -8.2% -2.7% 0.0%  0.0% -10.7%
NASDAQ Insurance      3261.42   0.9%  0.9%  -2.1% -0.7% 0.0%  0.0%  -2.8%
NASDAQ Computer        882.62   2.2%  2.2%  -7.5% -1.2% 0.0%  0.0%  -8.6%
NASDAQ Biotechnology   667.64   3.2%  3.2% -15.3%  2.6% 0.0%  0.0% -13.1%


                     Sector Performance
                      Friday
Top 5 Performers      Close   Weekly  MTD    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q   YTD
Automobiles
 & Components          107.02   7.0%  7.0% -20.2% -8.1% 0.0%  0.0% -26.6%
Construction
 Materials             112.73   5.5%  5.5%   4.1% -1.6% 0.0%  0.0%   2.4%
Electrical Equipment   303.34   5.4%  5.4%   0.1% -3.0% 0.0%  0.0%  -2.9%
Insurance              304.80   4.5%  4.5%  -6.6%  2.0% 0.0%  0.0%  -4.7%
Chemicals              232.36   3.3%  3.3%   4.3% -3.8% 0.0%  0.0%   0.3%


                      Friday
Bottom 5 Performers   Close  Weekly   MTD   1Q     2Q     3Q   4Q   YTD
Building Products      189.74 -2.7% -2.7%   1.2%  -9.8%  0.0% 0.0%  -8.7%
Electronic Equp.
 & Instruments         107.45 -2.0% -2.0% -14.9%  -9.2%  0.0% 0.0% -22.7%
Diversified
 Telecommunication
 Services              102.94 -1.8% -1.8%  -8.9%  -1.5%  0.0% 0.0% -10.3%
Telecommunication
 Services              116.27 -1.6% -1.6%  -8.6%  -1.5%  0.0% 0.0%  -9.9%
Industrial
 Coglomerates          380.68 -1.3% -1.3%  -1.1%  -3.3%  0.0% 0.0%  -4.3%

                     NASDAQ 100 Performers
Top 5                   Friday
Performers       Symbol Close Weekly  MTD    1Q     2Q    3Q   4Q    YTD
Sirius Satellite
 Radio Inc.       SIRI   5.38  13.0% 13.0% -26.2% -4.3%  0.0%  0.0% -29.4%
BEA Systems,
 Inc.             BEAS   7.65  10.9% 10.9% -10.0% -4.0%  0.0%  0.0% -13.7%
Whole Foods
 Market, Inc.     WFMI 108.34   8.7%  8.7%   7.1%  6.1%  0.0%  0.0%  13.6%
VeriSign, Inc.    VRSN  28.35   7.2%  7.2  -14.6% -1.2%  0.0%  0.0% -15.6%
Autodesk, Inc.    ADSK  34.06   7.0%  7.0% -21.6% 14.4%  0.0%  0.0% -10.3%

Bottom 5               Friday
Performers       Symbol Close Weekly  MTD    1Q     2Q    3Q   4Q    YTD
Wynn Resorts,
Limited          WYNN  48.42  -8.5%  -8.5%   1.2% -28.5%  0.0% 0.0% -27.6%
QLogic
 Corporation     QLGC  30.49  -8.2%  -8.2%  10.3% -24.7%  0.0% 0.0% -17.0%
JDS Uniphase
 Corporation     JDSU   1.38  -6.8%  -6.8% -47.3% -17.4%  0.0% 0.0% -56.5%
Electronic
 Arts Inc.       ERTS  50.97  -4.5%  -4.5% -16.1%  -1.6%  0.0% 0.0% -17.4%
Dollar Tree
 Stores, Inc.    DLTR  23.39  -4.5%  -4.5%  -0.1% -18.6%  0.0% 0.0% -18.7%


                                  Market Internals
         Volume   20 Day Avg. Advancers  Decliners Advancers  Decliners
NASDAQ  1,524.75   1,833.58   1,584        1,330    1,158       1,585
NYSE    1,368.49   1,701.42   1,508        1,271      947       1,259
                                                       4 Week Average

                     Number of Companies Hitting 52 Week Highs/Lows
                        Highs     Lows             Highs     Lows
NASDAQ                   58        66               31       108
NYSE                     90        29               42       111
                                                  4 Week Average

                                       IPOs
                          1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      YTD
NASDAQ                    30                              30
NYSE                      24                              24


                                  Secondary Offerings
                          1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      YTD
NASDAQ                    55                              55
NYSE                      54                              54

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