SOURCE: NASDAQ

August 22, 2005 12:25 ET

NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk Statistical Report - For the Week Ending 8/19/05

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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         2135.56  -1.0%  -2.3%  -8.1%   2.9%   3.8%   0.0%  -3.6%
NASDAQ 100
 Index             1573.72  -1.1%  -2.0%  -8.5%   0.7%   5.4%   0.0%  -3.2%
Dow Jones
 Industrial
 Average          10559.23  -0.4%  -0.8%  -2.6%  -2.2%   2.8%   0.0%  -2.1%
S&P 500 Index      1219.71  -0.9%  -1.2%  -2.6%   0.9%   2.4%   0.0%  -0.6%
Russell 2000
 Index              652.51  -1.1%  -4.0%  -5.6%   4.0%   2.0%   0.0%  -4.0%
Philadelphia
 Semiconductor
 Index              462.27  -0.1%  -2.6%  -3.8%   0.5%  10.3%   0.0%   1.6%
                                 Sub Indices
                    Friday
Index               Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q      2Q    3Q     4Q    YTD
NASDAQ
 Financial
 - 100             2707.32  -0.6%  -1.8%  -7.6%   4.4%   2.3%   0.0%  -5.9%
NASDAQ
 Industrial        1756.29  -1.8%  -4.0%  -7.9%   1.7%   3.4%   0.0%  -5.5%
NASDAQ
 Transportation    2143.14  -0.5%  -1.9%  -4.7%  -2.5%   4.6%   0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Bank        2990.25  -0.4%  -2.5%  -7.8%   2.6%   2.1%   0.0%  -7.1%
NASDAQ
 Telecommunication  190.54  -0.5%  -2.1%  -8.2%   1.8%   2.1%   0.0%  -3.9%
NASDAQ Insurance   3336.40  -0.9%  -2.1%  -2.1%   5.1%   0.6%   0.0%  -0.5%
NASDAQ Computer     959.48  -1.0%  -1.6%  -7.5%   3.4%   2.9%   0.0%  -0.6%
NASDAQ
 Biotechnology      681.86  -0.1%  -1.9% -15.3%   6.1%   9.8%   0.0% -11.3%
                             Sector Performance
                    Friday
Top 5 Performers    Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q      2Q    3Q     4Q    YTD
Electronic Equp. &
 Instruments        129.23   5.4%   2.5% -14.9%  -0.3%   9.5%   0.0% -13.1%
Semiconductor
 Equipment          428.50   3.6%  -2.4%  -4.8%  -3.2%  13.3%   0.0%  -2.4%
Food, Beverage
 & Tobacco          248.26   1.7%   1.1%   1.1%  -1.5%   3.5%   0.0%   4.2%
Computer &
 Peripherals        379.29   1.6%  -1.3%  -5.5%  -6.0%   4.9%   0.0%  -8.7%
Household &
 Personal Products  313.74   1.3%  -1.4%   1.2%  -2.6%   2.3%   0.0%   3.3%

                    Friday
Bottom 5 Performers Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q      2Q    3Q     4Q    YTD
Metals & Mining     133.10  -5.0%   1.5%  -0.3% -13.1%  10.3%   0.0% -10.5%
Oil & Gas           367.03  -4.0%   1.0%  18.3%   0.6%   5.8%   0.0%  15.4%
Energy              365.74  -3.9%   0.9%  17.1%   1.5%   6.6%   0.0%  14.5%
Energy Equip.
 Services           359.09  -3.7%   0.3%   9.3%   7.4%  11.2%   0.0%   8.7%
Construction
 Materials          136.30  -3.0%  -3.7%   4.1%  14.4%   4.1%   0.0%  10.7%


                             NASDAQ 100 Performers
Top 5               Friday
 Performers  Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q      2Q    3Q     4Q    YTD
Autodesk,
 Inc.        ADSK    40.41   9.7%  18.2% -21.6%  15.4%  17.7%   0.0% -59.5%
Synopsys,
 Inc.        SNPS    18.51   7.1%   0.0%  -7.4%  -7.9%  11.0%   0.0% -57.2%
Network
 Appliance,
 Inc.        NTAP    24.63   6.3%  -3.4% -16.7%   2.2% -12.9%   0.0%  97.4%
Research in
 Motion
 Limited     RIMM    73.28   6.2%   3.7%  -7.3%  -3.4%  -0.7%   0.0%   0.9%
Intersil
 Corporation ISIL    19.90   4.8%   2.7%   3.7%   8.4%   6.0%   0.0%  14.8%

Bottom 5            Friday
Performers   Symbol Close  Weekly  MTD     1Q      2Q    3Q     4Q    YTD
Sears
 Holdings
 Corporation SHLD   135.14  -7.4% -12.6%  34.6%  12.5%  -9.8%   0.0% -90.6%
Ross Stores,
 Inc.        ROST    24.83  -7.4%  -6.3%   0.9%  -0.8% -14.1%   0.0%   2.3%
Patterson
 Companies
 Inc.        PDCO    40.96  -6.9%  -8.2%  15.1%  -9.8%  -9.1%   0.0%  66.4%
Wynn
 Resorts,
 Limited     WYNN    49.35  -6.8% -12.3%   1.2% -30.2%   4.4%   0.0% -57.0%
IAC/
 Inter-
 ActiveCorp  IACID   25.36  -6.6% -52.5%  -19.4%  7.9% -47.2%   0.0% -50.1%

                             Market Internals
        Volume    20 Day Avg.  Advancers  Decliners  Advancers   Decliners
NASDAQ  1,197.32  1,545.69        1,582     1,379      1,072       1,633
NYSE    1,217.37  1,430.16        1,811     1,401      1,155       1,710
                                                        4 Week Average
                Number of Companies Hitting 52 Week Highs/Lows
                Highs   Lows            Highs    Lows
NASDAQ           37      38              81       27
NYSE             54      20             134       22
                                       4 Week Average
                                 IPO's
                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      YTD
NASDAQ                            23      30      33              86
NYSE                              18      19      14              51

                             Secondary Offerings
                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      YTD
NASDAQ                            48      45      31              124
NYSE                              45      38      33              116

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