The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 180.05 points Tuesday in volatile trading. The surge came a day after stocks dropped 247 points.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Up 180.05 points, or 1.58% to 11577.05
  • Up two of the last three trading days.
  • Biggest points and percent gain since October 10, 2011.
  • An intraday high of 11652.74 occurred at 15:12:25 today, representing an increase of 255.74 points, or 2.24%.
  • Highest intraday level since September 1, 2011
  • An intraday low of 11296.12 occurred at 10:04:12 today, representing a decrease of 100.88 points, or 0.89%.
  • Twenty-eight of the 30 component stocks rose, two fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their points contribution: CVX (32.85), CAT (24.22), MMM (18.77), UTX (15.14), TRV (14.23).
  • Today's bottom five performing stocks in the index: IBM (-58.20), KO (-1.97), INTC (0.91), T (1.44), PFE (2.12).
  • Down 2587.48 points, or 18.27% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 5.45% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 76.83% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 9.63% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 8.65% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 6.08%.
  • Year-to-date: down less than 0.01%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index (FORMERLY KNOWN AS DOW JONES WILSHIRE 5000)

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 12671.12 (prelim)*, up 265.82 points, or 2.14%, or approximately $316 billion in market capitalization.
  • Up two of the last three trading days.
  • Biggest points and percent gain since October 10, 2011.
  • Highest close since August 31, 2011.
  • Down 3074.27 points, or 19.52% (approximately $4.3 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 86.34% (approximately $6.9 trillion in market cap) from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 5.03% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 11.44% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 12.14% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 8.52%.
  • Year-to-date: down 3.51%, or approximately $616 billion in market cap.

*The index values for the Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index are in price return and float-adjusted. Full market capitalization will continue to be used in this factoid.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes