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Thursday, July 01, 2010

DOW Stocks YTD at end of First Half 2010

Of the Major indexes, the S&P500 had the worst first half with a 7.6% loss while the Russell 2000 "only" lost 2.5%.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average or "DOW" is down 6.3% YTD.

Name Ticker 6/30/10 YTD
Dow Jones Industrial Average Index  $DJI  $9,774.02 (6.3%)
S&P 500 INDEX  $INX $1,030.71 (7.6%)
NASDAQ Composite Index  $COMPX $2,109.24 (7.0%)
RUSSELL 2000 INDEX  $RUT.x $609.49 (2.5%)

With a year-to-date (YTD) gain of 15.9%, Boeing (BA) was the best performing stock in the DOW. Alcoa (AA) is at the bottom of the list with a YTD loss of 37.6%.

The following table ranks the performance of the 30 DOW stocks from best to worst.

Rank Name Ticker 6/30/10 YTD
1 Boeing Co  BA $62.75 15.9 %
2 McDonald's Corp  MCD $65.87 5.5 %
3 Caterpillar Inc  CAT $60.07 5.4 %
4 Kraft Foods Inc  KFT $28.00 3.0 %
5 Du Pont de Nemours & Co  DD $34.59 2.7 %
6 Procter & Gamble Co  PG $59.98 (1.1%)
7 Travelers Companies Inc  TRV $49.25 (1.2%)
8 American Express Co  AXP $39.70 (2.0%)
9 Walt Disney Co  DIS $31.50 (2.3%)
10 Home Depot Inc  HD $28.07 (3.0%)
11 Merck & Co Inc  MRK $34.97 (4.3%)
12 3M Co  MMM $78.99 (4.5%)
13 Bank of America Corp  BAC $14.37 (4.6%)
14 Intel Corp  INTC $19.45 (4.7%)
15 General Electric Co  GE $14.42 (4.7%)
16 International Business Machines  IBM $123.48 (5.7%)
17 United Technologies Corp  UTX $64.91 (6.5%)
18 Johnson & Johnson  JNJ $59.06 (8.3%)
19 Wal-Mart Stores Inc  WMT $48.07 (10.1%)
20 Cisco Systems Inc  CSCO $21.31 (11.0%)
21 Chevron Corp  CVX $67.86 (11.9%)
22 Coca-Cola Co  KO $50.12 (12.1%)
23 JP Morgan Chase & Co  JPM $36.61 (12.1%)
24 AT&T Inc  T $24.19 (13.7%)
25 Verizon Communications Inc  VZ $28.02 (15.4%)
26 Hewlett-Packard Co  HPQ $43.28 (16.0%)
27 Exxon Mobil Corp  XOM $57.07 (16.3%)
28 Pfizer Inc  PFE $14.26 (21.6%)
29 Microsoft Corp  MSFT $23.01 (24.5%)
30 Alcoa Inc  AA $10.06 (37.6%)
Note, Price Performance does not include dividends.

Disclosure:  My personal portfolio is currently long GE, HPQ, INTC, IBM, MSFT & PFE.  Also, the "Explore portfolio" in "Kirk Lindstrom's Investment Letter" is currently long GE, INTC, IBM,M SFT & PFE.

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