The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 23.69 points to 13,228.31 Friday while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 added 18.59 points and 3.38 points, respectively.

In economic news, consumer sentiment increased to 76.4 in April from 76.2 in March, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan’s final reading. And the Commerce Department said economic growth in the U.S. slowed to a 2.2% annual rate in the first quarter, down from 3% in the fourth quarter.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Best week since the week period ending March 16, 2012.
  • Up two consecutive weeks.
  • Up 378.72 points, or 2.95% (rounded), over the two-week period.

Today: DJIA, up 23.69 points, or 0.18%

  • Up four consecutive trading days.
  • Up 301.14 points, or 2.33%, over the four-day period.
  • Largest four-day points and percentage gain since April 17, 2012.
  • Longest winning streak since the seven-day period ended March 15, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 13266.68 occurred at 13:42:52 today, representing an increase of 62.06 points, or 0.47%.
  • An intraday low of 13192.21 occurred at 10:06:45 today, representing a decrease of 12.41 points, or 0.09%.
  • Highest closing value since April 02, 2012.
  • Nineteen of the 30 component stocks rose, 11 fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: MCD (11.73), IBM (9.31), KO (6.96), UTX (5.68), AXP (4.39).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: PG (-18.39), TRV (-5.75), JPM (-3.48), MSFT (-0.98), HPQ (-0.91).
  • Down 6.61% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 102.05% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 3.26% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 7.03% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.
  • Down 0.27% from its 52-week high of 13264.49 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 24.15% (rounded) from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 0.12%.
  • Year-to-date: up 8.27%.
  • DJIA crossed zero 10 times during today's trading session.
  • Sixth highest close so far this year.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

This week: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, up 272.79 points, or 1.91%

  • Up two consecutive weeks.
  • Up 368.74 points, or 2.59%, over the two-week period.
  • Best week since the week period ending March 16, 2012.

Today: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, up 45.20 points, or 0.31%, or approximately $58.1 billion in market capitalization

  • Up four consecutive trading days.
  • Up 403.11 points, or 2.84%, over four-day period.
  • Largest four-day points and percentage gain since March 13, 2012.
  • Longest win streak since the four-day period ended February 29, 2012.
  • Highest closing value since April 03, 2012.
  • Down 7.36% (approximately $2.2 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 114.51% (approximately $9.0 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 1.94% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 10.45% (rounded) from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 1.04% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 29.09% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 0.28% or approximately $43.2 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 12.04% or approximately $1.8 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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