SOURCE: NASDAQ

August 12, 2005 18:09 ET

NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical Report - For the Week Ending 8/12/05

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 12, 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.
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                          Major Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
The NASDAQ Composite  2156.90 -1.0%  -1.3%  -8.1%  2.9%   4.9%  0.0%  -3.6%
NASDAQ 100 Index      1591.75 -0.6%  -0.8%  -8.5%  0.7%   6.6%  0.0%  -3.2%
Dow Jones Industrial
 Average             10600.31  0.4%  -0.4%  -2.6% -2.2%   3.2%  0.0%  -2.1%
S&P 500 Index         1230.39  0.3%  -0.3%  -2.6%  0.9%   3.3%  0.0%  -0.6%
Russell 2000 Index     660    -0.4%  -2.9%  -5.6%  4.0%   3.2%  0.0%  -4.0%
Philadelphia
 Semiconductor Index   462.83 -1.8%  -2.4%  -3.8%  0.5%  10.4%  0.0%   1.6%

                          Sub Indices
                      Friday
Index                 Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ Financial
 - 100                2707.32  0.2%  -1.3%  -7.6%  4.4%   2.9%  0.0%  -5.9%
NASDAQ Industrial     1756.29 -0.3%  -2.2%  -7.9%  1.7%   5.3%  0.0%  -5.5%
NASDAQ Transportation 2143.14  0.6%  -1.4%  -4.7% -2.5%   5.2%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Bank           2990.25 -0.2%  -2.1%  -7.8%  2.6%   2.5%  0.0%  -7.1%
NASDAQ
 Telecommunication     190.54 -1.4%  -1.6%  -8.2%  1.8%   2.6%  0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Insurance      3336.40  0.0%  -1.3%  -2.1%  5.1%   1.5%  0.0%  -0.5%
NASDAQ Computer        959.48 -1.6%  -0.7%  -7.5%  3.4%   3.9%  0.0%  -0.6%
NASDAQ Biotechnology   681.86 -1.3%  -1.8% -15.3%  6.1%   9.9%  0.0% -11.3%

                       Sector Performance
                      Friday
Top 5 Performers      Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Metals & Mining        140.14  5.7%   6.9%  -0.3%-13.1%  16.2%  0.0% -10.5%
Oil & Gas              382.34  4.3%   5.2%  18.3%  0.6%  10.2%  0.0%  15.4%
Internet Software &
 Services              196.12  4.2%   4.8% -10.0%  2.2%   0.8%  0.0%   2.3%
Energy                 381.58  4.0%   5.2%  17.1%  1.5%  11.2%  0.0%  14.5%
Office Electronics      33.34  3.8%   6.2% -10.9% -9.0%   1.7%  0.0% -19.8%

                      Friday
Bottom 5 Performers   Close  Weekly   MTD     1Q    2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Construction &
 Engineering           127.50 -8.6%  -8.4%   1.7%  3.9%   1.5%  0.0%   8.3%
Airlines               130.95 -2.4%  -4.9% -15.0% -2.4%  -4.2%  0.0% -12.4%
Communications
 Equipment             218.59 -1.7%  -1.4% -12.2%  7.1%   7.1%  0.0%  -2.0%
Software               492.70 -0.9%   3.6%  -9.8%  2.7%   6.5%  0.0%  -4.6%
Semiconductor
 Equipment             421.70 -0.9%  -3.9%  -4.8% -3.2%  11.5%  0.0%  -2.4%

                      NASDAQ 100 Performers
Top 5                 Friday
 Performers    Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
Biogen Idec
 Inc             BIIB   41.58  9.1%   5.8% -48.2% -0.2%  20.7%  0.0% -42.8%
Apple Computer,
 Inc.            AAPL   46.10  7.2%   8.1%  29.4%-11.7%  25.2%  0.0%  24.3%
Sanmina-SCI
 Corporation     SANM    4.99  6.6%   4.4% -38.4%  4.8%  -8.8%  0.0% -38.3%
SanDisk
 Corporation     SNDK   36.54  6.5%   8.0%  11.3%-14.6%  54.0%  0.0%   4.9%
LM Ericsson
 Telephone
 Company        ERICY   36.78  6.4%   7.0% -10.4% 13.3%  15.1%  0.0%   0.7%

Bottom 5              Friday
 Performers    Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q     2Q     3Q    4Q    YTD
IAC/InterActive
 Corp            IACI   27.16-46.5% -49.1% -19.4%  7.9% -43.5%  0.0% -54.6%
NTL
 Incorporated    NTLI   63.31 -8.7%  -5.0% -12.7%  7.5%  -7.5%  0.0% -10.1%
Cisco Systems,
 Inc.            CSCO   17.80 -7.8%  -7.0%  -7.4%  6.7%  -6.7%  0.0%   2.9%
Dell Inc.        DELL   36.64 -7.6%  -9.5%  -8.8%  2.7%  -7.1%  0.0%  -3.7%
VeriSign, Inc.   VRSN   23.39 -6.2% -11.1% -14.6%  0.2% -18.7%  0.0%  -2.8%

                         Market Internals
         Volume    20 Day Avg.     Advancers Decliners  Advancers Decliners
NASDAQ  1,636.57    1,600.86          1,005     1,828       1,041   1,424
NYSE    1,307.86    1,515.80            579     1,431       1,161   1,606
                                                            4 Week Average

      Number of Companies Hitting 52 Week Highs/Lows
             Highs    Lows     Highs      Lows
NASDAQ         69      31        94        19
NYSE          163      32       162        18
                                     4 Week Average

                       IPOs
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              23    30    31           84
NYSE                                18    19    12           49

               Secondary Offerings
                                    1Q    2Q    3Q    4Q    YTD
NASDAQ                              48    45    27          120
NYSE                                45    38    27          110

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