The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 203.66 points to close at 12,759.15 Tuesday, resulting in the largest one-day decline in this calendar year.

The Nasdaq shed 40.16 points to finish at 2,910.32 while the S&P 500 lost 20.97 points to end at 1,343.46.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Largest one-day points decline since November 23, 2011.
  • Largest one-day percentage decline since December 08, 2011.
  • Today’s drop ends a streak of 45 trading days with less than a 100 point drop, the last time the DJIA had a longer streak was in November 2006 with a streak of 93 trading days.
  • Down three consecutive trading days.
  • Longest losing streak since the four-day period ended January 31, 2012.
  • Down 221.15 points, or 1.70%, over the three-day trading period.
  • Largest three-day points and percentage decline since December 14, 2011.
  • Lowest closing value since February 02, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12958.73 occurred at the open today.
  • An intraday low of 12734.86 occurred at 14:35:14 today, representing a decrease of 227.95 points, or 1.76%.
  • One of the 30 component stocks rose, 29 fell.
  • Today's best five performing stocks in the index: INTC (0.38), MCD (-0.61), KFT (-0.61), PG (-0.83), CSCO (-0.91).
  • Today's worst five performing stocks in the index: CAT (-30.95), IBM (-25.73), MMM (-15.97), UTX (-14.38), BA (-11.88).
  • Down 9.92% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 94.88% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 4.46% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 3.23% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.
  • Down 1.89% from its 52-week high of 13005.12 on February 28, 2012.
  • Up 19.74% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 1.49%.
  • Year-to-date: up 4.43%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 13954.45*, down 229.87 points, or 1.62%, or approximately $272 billion in market capitalization.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage decline since December 08, 2011.
  • Down three consecutive trading days.
  • Down 348.16 points, or 2.43%, over the three-day period.
  • Largest three-day points and percentage decline since December 14, 2011.
  • Lowest closing value since February 02, 2012.
  • Down 11.37% (approximately $2.9 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 105.21% (approximately $8.3 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 0.98% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 2.43% from its 2012 closing high of 14302.61 on March 01, 2012.
  • Up 5.66% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 2.47% from its 52-week high of 14308.37 on April 29, 2011.
  • Up 23.50% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 1.81% (approximately $302 billion in market cap).
  • Year-to-date: up 7.18% (approximately $1.1 trillion in market cap).

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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