The Dow Jones Industrial Average tacked on another 14 points to finish at 12,922.02 Friday following a better-than-expected government jobs report and word that Greece completed its debt restructuring negotiations to avoid an immediate default.

Tech stocks continued their recent strong run, pushing the Nasdaq up 17.92 points while the S&P 500 added 4.96 points.

The Labor Department reported another 227,000 jobs were added in February and the nation’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.3%. Economists on average were expecting about 210,000 new jobs to be created last month.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Down 55.55 points this week, or 0.43%, to 12922.02.
  • Down for two consecutive weeks.
  • Down 60.93 points, or 0.47%, over the last two weeks.
  • Worst week since the week ending Friday, February 10, 2012.
  • Today, it is up 14.08 points, or 0.11%.
  • Up for three consecutive trading days.
  • Up 162.87 points, or 1.28%, over the last three trading days.
  • Largest three day point & percentage gain since Tuesday, February 21, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12968.79 at 10:41:26 today, up 60.85 points, or 0.47%.
  • An intraday low of 12906.43 at 15:54:32 today, down 1.51 points, or 0.01%.
  • Today’s trading range of 62.36 is its second narrowest this year, since January 19.
  • Today's top contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: IBM (6.13), JPM (4.47), TRV (3.86), DD (3.18), WMT (2.35).
  • Today's laggards: BA (-6.66), XOM (-4.01), HPQ (-3.48), CVX (-3.48), MCD (-0.91).
  • Down 8.77% from its record closing high of 14164.53 on Tuesday, October 09, 2007.
  • Up 97.37% from its 12-year close low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 7.29% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.55% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on Friday, January 06, 2012.
  • Down 0.64% from its 52 week high of 13005.12 on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
  • Up 21.27% from its 52 week low of 10655.30 on Monday, October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 0.23%.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.77%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

  • Dow Jones US Total Stock Market, up 36.28* points this week, or 0.25%, to 14274.35.
  • Up eight of the past ten weeks.
  • Today, it is up 69.09 points, or 0.49%, or approximately $80.8 billion in market capitalization.
  • Up for three consecutive trading days.
  • Up 319.84 points, or 2.29%, over the last three trading days.
  • Largest three day point & percentage gain since Friday, February 03, 2012.
  • Up eight of the past twelve trading days.
  • Highest closing value since Thursday, March 01, 2012.
  • Down 9.34% (approximately $2.6 trillion) from its record closing high of 15745.39, hit on Tuesday, October 09, 2007.
  • Up 109.91% (approximately $8.6 trillion) from the 12 ½ year closing low of 6800.08 hit on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 4.84% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 0.20% from its 2012 closing high of 14302.61 on Thursday, March 01, 2012.
  • Up 8.08% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on Wednesday, January 04, 2012.
  • Down 0.24% from its 52 week high of 14308.37 on Friday, April 29, 2011.
  • Up 26.33% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on Monday, October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 0.44% or approximately $70.9 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 9.64%, or approximately $1.5 trillion in market cap.
  • Today's closing value is the 3rd highest so far this year.

 

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.