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Who were the first companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average originally began following the average of 12 companies. They were: General ElectricAmerican Cotton Oil CompanyAmerican Sugar CompanyAmerican T (MORE)

How many companies does the Dow Jones industrial average consist of?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average currently consists of 30 major American companies. 3M, Alcoa, American Express, AT&T, Bank of America, Boeing, Caterpillar,Chevron Corporation (MORE)

What stocks are part of the Dow Jones Industrial average?

30 of the largest and most widely held public companies in the United States.    3M   Alcoa   America Express   AT&T   Bank of America   Boeing  (MORE)

What is stock symbol for Dow Jones industrial average?

There is not really a stock symbol for the Dow Jones Industrial Average as it is simply an average composed of (and tracks) 30 different large/diverse American companies. Howe (MORE)

Why is the Dow Jones industrial average important?

The Dow Jones Industrial is important because it us a broad group of 30 different stocks in various sectors that give us a general snapshot of the marketplace as a whole. Thes (MORE)