The Dow Jones Industrial average dropped 258.08 points to 10655.30, the lowest close in over a year. The Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index also fell, shedding 377.44 points to close at 11,299.06.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Down 258.08 points, or 2.36%, to 10655.30
  • Largest points and percent drop since September 22, 2011.
  • Down two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • Down 498.68 points, or 4.47%, over the two-day period.
  • Lowest close in over a year, since September 17, 2010
  • An intraday high of 10979.19 occurred at 10:14:03 today, representing an increase of 65.81 points, or 0.60%.
  • An intraday low of 10653.34 occurred at 16:00:01 today, representing a decrease of 260.04 points, or 2.38%.
  • One of the 30 component stocks rose, 29 fell.
  • Today's five best performing stocks in the index: (0.45), HPQ (-1.89), CSCO (-2.27), PG (-2.57), PFE (-2.65).
  • Today's five worst performing stocks in the index: CAT (-24.90), CVX (-19.98), BA (-17.10), KO (-16.20), TRV (-14.61).
  • Down 3509.23 points, or 24.77% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Down 0.89% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 62.75% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 16.83% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Year-to-date: down 7.97%.
  • Traded in negative territory for 91 percent of the day.
  • DJIA crossed zero 38 times during today's trading session.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 11299.06 (prelim)*, down 377.44 points, or 3.23%, or approximately $447 billion in market capitalization.
  • Biggest points and percent drop since September 22, 2011.
  • Down two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • Down 681.87 points, or 5.69%, over the two-day period.
  • Lowest close since September 7, 2010.
  • Down 4446.33 points, or 28.24% (approximately $5.9 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 66.16% (approximately $5.3 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 3.95% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 21.03% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Year-to-date: down 13.95%, or approximately $2.2 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