The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose Thursday, finishing up 1.76% to 12044.47. Stocks received a boost after the Greek prime minister discarded plans to hold a referendum on a bailout for the country.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Up 208.43 points, or 1.76%, to 12044.47
  • Up two consecutive trading days.
  • Up 386.51 points, or 3.32%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points & percentage gain since October 27, 2011.
  • Up eight of the past 11 trading days.
  • Largest one-day points & percentage gain since October 27, 2011.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: IBM (25.58), CAT (15.59), BA (13.55), CVX (12.03), MMM (11.96).
  • Today's bottom five and their point contribution: AA (1.29), BAC (1.44), CSCO (2.50), MRK (2.57), PG (2.65).
  • Traded in positive territory for more than 99 percent of the day.
  • The average tick today was 0.52 point.
  • Down 14.97% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Rose 5.33% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 5.98% from its 52 week high of 12810.54 on April 29, 2011.
  • Up 13.04% from its 52 week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 4.03%.
  • Up 83.97% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, up 251.03 points, or 1.95%, or approximately $294 billion in market cap, to 13099.60*
  • Up two consecutive trading days.
  • Up 468.34 points, or 3.71%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points & percentage gain since October 27, 2011.
  • Largest one-day points & percentage gain since October 27, 2011.
  • Down 16.80% (approximately $3.8 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Rose 3.42% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 8.45% from its 52 week high of 14308.37 on April 29, 2011.
  • Up 15.94% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: down 0.24% (approximately $113 billion in market cap).
  • Up 92.64% (approximately $7.4 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009

*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