The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 40.72 points, but recovered some of the day’s losses. The Dow Jones Total Stock Market Index shed 28.61 points.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Down 40.72 points, or 0.35% to 11478.13
  • Down in two of the last three trading days.
  • Biggest points and percent drop since October 3, 2011.
  • An intraday high of 11518.09 occurred at the open today.
  • An intraday low of 11377.82 occurred at 11:01:46 today, representing a decrease of 141.03 points, or 1.22%.
  • Eleven of the 30 component stocks rose, 19 fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their points contribution: MCD (7.19), IBM (5.30), VZ (2.65), INTC (2.04), KFT (1.89).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: JPM (-12.11), TRV (-7.49), BA (-5.98), XOM (-5.98), AXP (-5.30).
  • Down 2686.40 points, or 18.97% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 3.46% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 75.32% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 10.40% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 7.72% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 5.17%.
  • Year-to-date: down 0.86%.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 12450.97 (prelim)*, down 28.61 points, or 0.23%, or approximately $32.9 billion in market capitalization.
  • First drop in four trading days.
  • Down 3294.42 points, or 20.92% (approximately $4.6 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 83.10% (approximately $6.6 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 2.37% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 12.98% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 10.19% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 6.63%.
  • Year-to-date: down 5.18%, or approximately $870 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