The Dow Jones Industrial Average moved up 93.24 points Wednesday to close at 12,627.01 while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 picked up 21.26 points and 11.86 points, respectively.

In economic news, pending home sales rose 5.9% to 101.1 in May, reaching a new two-year high, while durable goods orders improved 1.1% last month.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Up two consecutive trading days and three of the last four sessions.
  • Up 124.35 points, or 0.99%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage gain since June 15, 2012.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since June 19, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12646.87 occurred at 15:41:06 today, representing an increase of 112.20 points, or 0.90%.
  • An intraday low of 12532.71 occurred at 09:30:02 today, representing a decrease of 1.96 points, or 0.02%.
  • Twenty-four of the 30 component stocks rose, six fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: CVX (12.34), KO (9.54), JPM (8.10), IBM (7.95), MMM (7.42).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: MCD (-5.83), CAT (-3.63), HD (-2.50), CSCO (-0.61), VZ (-0.45).
  • Down 10.85% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 92.86% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 2.98% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.34% from its 2012 closing low of 12101.46 on June 04, 2012.
  • Down 4.91% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 18.50% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 1.88%.
  • Year-to-date: up 3.35%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

13773.97, up 125.68 points, or 0.92%, or approximately $140 billion in market capitalization

  • Up two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • Up 194.07 points, or 1.43%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage gain since June 15, 2012.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since June 19, 2012.
  • Down 12.52% (approximately $3.2 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 102.56% (approximately $8.0 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 0.47% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.30% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 6.55% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 21.90% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 1.38%, or approximately $226 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.80%, or approximately $836 billion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.