The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 49 points to close at 12,422.06 Friday as investors reacted to news that S&P will downgrade both France and Austria’s credit rating and is mulling the same for other eurozone countries.

The Nasdaq had its recent winning streak snapped, falling 14 points to 2,710.67 and the S&P 500 lost 6 points to end at 1,289.09.

Meanwhile, consumer sentiment reached 74.0 in its preliminary January reading – its highest level since May – according to the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index. Economists surveyed by Reuters expected a reading of 71.2.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • This week: up 62.14 points, or 0.50%, to 12422.06.
  • Up two consecutive weeks.
  • Up 204.50 points, or 1.67%, over the two-week trading period.
  • Up three of the past four weeks.
  • Today: DJIA, down 48.96 points, or 0.39%.
  • Down two of the past three trading days.
  • Largest one-day points & percentage decline since January 6, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12470.12 occurred at 09:30:02 today.
  • An intraday low of 12311.79 occurred at 10:22:58 today, representing a decrease of 159.23, or 1.28%.
  • Nine of the 30 component stocks rose, 19 fell, two were unchanged.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: CVX (8.48), CAT (4.09), DD (2.27), MSFT (1.82), XOM (1.06).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: IBM (-10.52), UTX (-8.78), JPM (-7.04), BA (-6.89), MMM (-5.15).
  • Traded in negative territory for 100 percent of the day.
  • Down 12.30% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 5.38% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 89.74% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 3.03% from its 52 week high of 12810.54 on April 29, 2011.
  • Up 16.58% from its 52 week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 1.67%.

 

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

  • This week: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 13373.41 (prelim)*, up 144.41 points, or 1.09%.
  • Up two consecutive weeks.
  • Up 354.08 points, or 2.72%, over the two-week trading period.
  • Up three of the past four weeks.
  • Today: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, down 70.16 points, or 0.52%, or approximately $81.6 billion in market capitalization.
  • Today’s drop snaps a four-day winning streak.
  • Largest one-day points & percentage decline since December 28, 2011.
  • Down 2371.98 points, or 15.06% (approximately $3.6 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 96.67% (approximately $7.6 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 1.03% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 6.53% from its 52 week high of 14308.37 on April 29, 2011.
  • Up 18.36% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 2.72%, or approximately $419 billion in market cap.

 

 

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.