The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.44 points to close at 12,932.09 Tuesday while the tech-laden Nasdaq shed 11.49 points to end at 2,946.27.

The S&P 500 fell 5.86 points to finish at 1.363.72.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Down five consecutive trading days.
  • Down 347.23 points, or 2.61%, over the five-day period.
  • An intraday high of 13000.73 at the open today.
  • An intraday low of 12810.39 occurred today at 11:14:37, representing a decrease of 198.14 points, or 1.52%

„Ÿ Largest intraday drop since April 10, 2012.
„Ÿ Lowest intraday level since April 12, 2012.

  • Lowest closing value since April 23, 2012.
  • Five of the 30 component stocks rose, 25 fell.
  • Today's five contributors to the Dow's movement and their point contribution: DIS (3.63), JNJ (1.36), MRK (0.68), T (0.30), VZ (0.15).
  • Today's bottom five laggards and their point contribution: MCD (-14.83), IBM (-10.75), HD (-5.83), CAT (-5.30), BA (-4.24).
  • Down 8.70% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 97.53% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 1.35% (rounded) from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.63% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.
  • Down 2.61% from its 52 week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 21.37% from its 52 week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 2.13%.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.85% (rounded).

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

14152.18*, down 57.36 points, or 0.40%, or approximately $69.4 billion in market capitalization

  • Down four of the past five trading days.
  • Lowest closing value since April 10, 2012.
  • Down 10.12% (approximately $2.7 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 108.12% (approximately $8.4 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 0.59% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 7.16% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 3.99% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 25.25% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 8.70%, or approximately $1.3 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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