The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished in the black for the first time in seven trading sessions Thursday, gaining 19.98 points to close at 12,855.04 as bank and energy stocks moved higher.

The Nasdaq trimmed 1.07 points to end at 2,933.64 and the S&P 500 added 3.41 points to wrap it up at 1,357.99.

In economic news, the Commerce Department reported that the U.S. trade deficit widened a bit more than predicted in March to $51.8 billion. Meanwhile, import prices fell 0.5%, their steepest decline in almost a year.

The Labor Department said weekly unemployment claims fell by 1,000 claims last week to a seasonally adjusted total of 367,000. Most economists were expecting an increase to 369,000 unemployment claims.

Here are some more details from Thursday’s trading session:

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Today’s gain snaps a six-day losing streak.
  • An intraday high of 12931.71 occurred at 10:07:58 today, representing an increase of up 96.65 points, or 0.75%.
  • An intraday low of 12820.30 occurred at 09:30:02 today, representing a decrease of 14.76 points, or 0.11%.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since May 01, 2012.
  • Nineteen of the 30 component stocks rose, 11 fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: CVX (11.96), TRV (5.45), KO (4.77), HD (3.86), PG (3.56).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: CSCO (-14.76), IBM (-4.77), CAT (-4.16), BA (-1.89), MMM (-1.06).
  • Up 96.35% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 9.24% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 1.25% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.01% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.
  • Down 3.20% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 20.64% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 2.71%.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.22%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

14099.53, up 36.47 points, or 0.26%, or approximately $40.5 billion in market capitalization

  • First gain in three trading days.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since May 01, 2012.
  • Down 10.45% (approximately $2.8 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 107.34% (approximately $8.4 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 0.30% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 6.76% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 4.35% (rounded) from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 24.78% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 2.89%, or approximately $498 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 8.30%, or approximately $1.2 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.