SOURCE: NASDAQ

July 08, 2005 18:03 ET

NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical Report - For the Week Ending 7/8/05

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 8, 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  2112.88  2.7%   2.7%  -8.1%  2.9%   2.7%  0.0%  -3.6%
NASDAQ 100 Index      1533.27  2.9%   2.7%  -8.5%  0.7%   2.7%  0.0%  -3.2%
Dow Jones Industrial
 Average             10449.14  1.4%   1.7%  -2.6% -2.2%   1.7%  0.0%  -2.1%
S&P 500 Index         1211.86  1.5%   1.7%  -2.6%  0.9%   1.7%  0.0%  -0.6%
Russell 2000 Index     662.14  3.0%   3.5%  -5.6%  4.0%   3.5%  0.0%  -4.0%
Philadelphia
 Semiconductor Index   442.75  5.6%   5.7%  -3.8%  0.5%   5.7%  0.0%   1.6%

                          Sub Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ Financial
 - 100                2707.32  1.6%   2.3%  -7.6%  4.4%   2.3%  0.0%  -5.9%
NASDAQ Industrial     1756.29  2.3%   2.4%  -7.9%  1.7%   2.4%  0.0%  -5.5%
NASDAQ Transportation 2143.14  2.4%   3.2%  -4.7% -2.5%   3.2%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Bank           2990.25  1.9%   2.5%  -7.8%  2.6%   2.5%  0.0%  -7.1%
NASDAQ
 Telecommunication     190.54  1.9%   1.8%  -8.2%  1.8%   1.8%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Insurance      3336.40  0.8%   1.4%  -2.1%  5.1%   1.4%  0.0%  -0.5%
NASDAQ Computer        959.48  2.7%   2.4%  -7.5%  3.4%   2.4%  0.0%  -0.6%
NASDAQ Biotechnology   681.86  6.4%   6.5%  -15.3% 6.1%   6.5%  0.0% -11.3%

                       Sector Performance
                      Friday
Top 5 Performers      Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Biotechnology          812.56  6.2%   6.4% -12.5%   6.0%  6.4%  0.0%  -3.7%
Retailing              455.38  3.0%   3.3%  -6.9%   2.5%  3.3%  0.0%  -3.6%
Construction &
 Engineering           129.12  2.9%   2.8%   1.7%   3.9%  2.8%  0.0%   8.3%
Containers & Packaging 109.29  2.7%   2.4%  -1.2%  -7.1%  2.4%  0.0%  -5.3%
Semiconductors         373.13  2.7%   3.1%  -1.8%   8.8%  3.1%  0.0%  11.4%

                      Friday
Bottom 5 Performers   Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Trading Companies
 & Distributor         121.32 -1.8%  -0.8%  -6.5% -12.0%  -0.8% 0.0% -18.2%
Household & Personal
 Products              302.81 -1.6%  -1.3%   1.2%  -2.6%  -1.3% 0.0%   3.3%
Office Electronics      31.99 -1.5%  -2.4% -10.9%  -9.0%  -2.4% 0.0% -19.8%
Pharmaceuticals        312.86 -1.4%  -1.8%  -1.1%   1.9%  -1.8% 0.0%   2.7%
Food, Beverage &
 Tobacco               237.34 -1.3%  -1.0%   1.1%  -1.5%  -1.0% 0.0%   4.2%

                      NASDAQ 100 Performers
Top 5                 Friday
 Performers    Symbol  Close Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Amgen Inc.       AMGN  69.13 13.6%  14.3%  -9.3%   3.9%  14.3%  0.0%  -2.0%
Garmin Ltd.      GRMN  48.39 10.8%  13.2% -23.9%  -7.7%  13.2%  0.0% -27.3%
ATI Technologies
 Inc.            ATYT  12.93  9.7%   9.1% -10.8% -31.5%   9.1%  0.0% -20.7%
Altera
 Corporation     ALTR  21.53  8.8%   8.7%  -4.4%   0.1%   8.7%  0.0%   9.2%
Xilinx, Inc.     XLNX  27.46  7.8%   7.7%  -1.5% -12.8%   7.7%  0.0%  -2.9%

Bottom 5              Friday
 Performers    Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Patterson
 Companies Inc. PDCO  41.99  -5.7%  -6.8%  15.1%  -9.8%  -6.8%  0.0%   8.9%
Apollo Group,
 Inc.           APOL  73.99  -5.1%  -5.4%  -8.2%   5.6%  -5.4%  0.0%  -2.2%
Ross Stores,
 Inc.           ROST  27.64  -3.7%  -4.4%   0.9%  -0.8%  -4.4%  0.0%   2.3%
Siebel Systems,
 Inc.           SEBL  8.59   -2.6%  -3.5% -13.0%  -2.5%  -3.5%  0.0% -11.5%
Mercury
 Interactive
 Corporation    MERQ  37.50  -1.9%  -2.2%   4.0% -19.0%  -2.2%  0.0%  -3.5%

                         Market Internals
         Volume    20 Day Avg.     Advancers Decliners  Advancers Decliners
NASDAQ  1,686.78    1,525.95        2,133       777       1,507   1,307
NYSE    1,466.27    1,547.50        1,679       330       1,214     794
                                                          4-Week Average

      Number of Companies Hitting 52 Week Highs/Lows
             Highs    Lows     Highs      Lows
NASDAQ        133      18        72        23
NYSE          283      12       161        17
                                4-Week Average

                      IPOs
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              23    30     2           55
NYSE                                18    19     0           37

              Secondary Offerings
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              48    45     1           94
NYSE                                45    38     0           83

© Copyright 2004, The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. All rights reserved.
The above is provided for informational purposes only. All information
is obtained by NASDAQ from third party sources and is believed to be
accurate. However, NASDAQ is not responsible for any errors or omissions.
All information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.
Sources: FactSet Research Systems, Bloomberg, Inc.
We encourage you to use these reports as a reference tool. If you would like to be removed from this list, please contact:
Stephanie Lowenthal
646-441-5220
stephanie.lowenthal@nasdaq.com
If you are interested in using the information in the attached report, you may source: NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk. For additional information on these statistics or to speak with a representative of NASDAQ's Market Intelligence Desk, please contact a member of NASDAQ's Corporate Communications Department:
Bethany Sherman
212-401-8714
bethany.sherman@nasdaq.com

Silvia Davi
646-441-5014
silvia.davi@nasdaq.com

Wayne Lee
301-978-4875
wayne.lee@nasdaq.com
About NASDAQ's Market Intelligence Desk (MID)

NASDAQ's Market Intelligence Desk utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide real-time monitoring that helps issuers track their company's stock minute-by-minute. The team is comprised of market specialists from a variety of market backgrounds including: sell-side and buy-side trading, auctions markets and specialist firms, equity research, portfolio management, and investment banking.

Thank you.

Contact Information