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Dow Jones Industrial Average

An average of 30 of the largest stocks. The prices of the 30 stocks are totaled and then divided by a divisor that is intended to compensate for past stock splits and stock dividends and that is changed from time to time. Other Dow Jones averages include the Transportation (20 stocks), Utilities (15 stocks), and the Composite (65 stocks).

Updated on: 24/04/2023

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