SOURCE: NASDAQ

July 18, 2005 12:49 ET

NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical Report - For the Week Ending 7/15/05

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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  2156.78  2.1%   4.9%  -8.1%  2.9%  -4.6%  0.0%  -3.6%
NASDAQ 100 Index      1577.82  2.9%   5.6%  -8.5%  0.7%  -5.3%  0.0%  -3.2%
Dow Jones Industrial
 Average             10640.83  1.8%   3.6%  -2.6% -2.2%  -3.4%  0.0%  -2.1%
S&P 500 Index         1227.92  1.3%   3.1%  -2.6%  0.9%  -3.0%  0.0%  -0.6%
Russell 2000 Index     663.74  0.2%   3.8%  -5.6%  4.0%  -3.6%  0.0%  -4.0%
Philadelphia
 Semiconductor Index   463.64  4.7%  10.6%  -3.8%  0.5%  -9.6%  0.0%   1.6%

                          Sub Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ Financial
 - 100                2707.32  0.9%   3.2%  -7.6%  4.4%  -3.1%  0.0%  -5.9%
NASDAQ Industrial     1756.29  1.5%   3.9%  -7.9%  1.7%  -3.7%  0.0%  -5.5%
NASDAQ Transportation 2143.14  1.7%   4.9%  -4.7% -2.5%  -4.7%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Bank           2990.25  0.6%   3.1%  -7.8%  2.6%  -3.0%  0.0%  -7.1%
NASDAQ
 Telecommunication     190.54  1.3%   3.1%  -8.2%  1.8%  -3.0%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Insurance      3336.40  0.3%   1.7%  -2.1%  5.1%  -1.6%  0.0%  -0.5%
NASDAQ Computer        959.48  3.1%   5.7%  -7.5%  3.4%  -5.3%  0.0%  -0.6%
NASDAQ Biotechnology   681.86  2.8%   9.4% -15.3%  6.1%  -8.6%  0.0% -11.3%

                       Sector Performance
                      Friday
Top 5 Performers      Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Trading Companies
 & Distributor         137.36 10.5%  12.4%  -6.5% -12.0%-11.0%  0.0% -18.2%
Internet Software
 & Services            205.16  5.6%   5.5% -10.0%   2.2% -5.2%  0.0%   2.3%
Automobiles &
 Components            123.83  5.0%   7.7% -20.2%  -1.3% -7.2%  0.0% -23.4%
Semiconductor
 Equipment             411.24  4.4%   8.8%  -4.8%  -3.2% -8.1%  0.0%  -2.4%
Semiconductors         396.53  3.8%   9.6%  -1.8%   8.8% -8.7%  0.0%  11.4%

                      Friday
Bottom 5 Performers   Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Energy Equip. Services 322.57 -1.9%  -0.1%   9.3%   7.4%  0.1%  0.0%   8.7%
Energy                 349.28 -1.9%   1.8%  17.1%   1.5% -1.8%  0.0%  14.5%
Oil & Gas              354.43 -1.9%   2.2%  18.3%   0.6% -2.1%  0.0%  15.4%
Containers & Packaging 109.58 -1.6%   2.7%  -1.2%  -7.1% -2.6%  0.0%  -5.3%
Health Care Equipment
 Services              346.55 -1.0%  -0.2%   2.6%   5.9%  0.2%  0.0%   7.8%

                      NASDAQ 100 Performers
Top 5                 Friday
 Performers    Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Genzyme General  GENZ  70.31 13.5%  17.0%  -1.4%   5.0% -14.5%  0.0%   8.8%
JDS Uniphase
 Corporation     JDSU   1.68 12.0%  10.5% -47.3%  -9.0%  -9.5%  0.0% -50.2%
Cintas
 Corporation     CTAS  44.00 11.8%  14.0%  -5.8%  -6.6% -12.3%  0.0%  -7.2%
SanDisk
 Corporation     SNDK  27.50  9.8%  15.9%  11.3% -14.6% -13.7%  0.0%   4.9%
Apple Computer,
 Inc.            AAPL  41.55  8.6%  12.9%  29.4% -11.7% -11.4%  0.0%  24.3%

Bottom 5              Friday
 Performers    Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
VeriSign, Inc.  VRSN  28.68  -4.5%  -0.3% -14.6%   0.2%   0.3%  0.0%  -2.8%
Teva
 Pharmaceutical
 Industries
 Limited        TEVA  30.00  -2.6%  -3.7%   3.8%   0.5%   3.8%  0.0%  13.1%
Sirius
 Satellite
 Radio Inc.     SIRI   6.80  -2.6%   4.9% -26.2%  15.3%  -4.7%  0.0% -21.3%
Gilead
 Sciences, Inc. GILD  45.47  -2.5%   3.4%   2.3%  22.9%  -3.3%  0.0%  23.1%
DENTSPLY
 International
 Inc.           XRAY  52.00  -2.2%  -3.7%  -3.2%  -0.8%   3.8%  0.0%   1.6%

                         Market Internals
         Volume    20 Day Avg.     Advancers Decliners  Advancers Decliners
NASDAQ  1,501.10    1,516.20        1,572     1,393       1,606   1,321
NYSE    1,324.52    1,538.85        1,613     1,592       1,314     993
                                                          4 Week Average

      Number of Companies Hitting 52 Week Highs/Lows
             Highs    Lows     Highs      Lows
NASDAQ        106      22        79        25
NYSE          283      12       179        18
                                4 Week Average

                       IPO's
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              23    30     6           59
NYSE                                18    19     1           38

               Secondary Offerings
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              48    45     6           99
NYSE                                45    38     2           85

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