The Dow Jones Industrial Average, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that indicates the value of 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States, and how they have traded in the stock market during various periods of time. These 30 companies are also included in the S&P 500 Index. The value of the Dow is not a weighted arithmetic mean and does not represent its component companies' market capitalization, but rather the sum of the price of one share of stock for each component company. The sum is corrected by a factor which changes whenever one of the component stocks has a stock split or stock dividend, so as to generate a consistent value for the index.
- Core Index Name: Dow Jones Industrial Average
- Return Type: Price Return
- Currency Code: USD
- Currency Hedge Type: Not Hedged
Top Ten Constituents by Market Cap
Index Level Stats, Past 5 Years
|Minimum||15660.18||Feb 11 2016|
|Maximum||27359.16||Jul 15 2019|
|Net Total Return||Dow Jones Industrial Average Net Total Return|
|Total Return||Dow Jones Industrial Average Total Return|
Excel Add-In Codes
- Index Code: ^DJI
- Index Name: =YCI("^DJI","name")
- Data Point Example: =YCP("^DJI","level")
- Data Series Example: =YCS("^DJI","level","-4")
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