Archive for March, 2007

September 14, 1929 Changes to DJI

Between July 24, 1929 and September 14, 1929 the following changes occurred: July 24, 1929- Postum Incorporated name changed to General Foods September 14, 1929- Curtiss-Wright replaced Wright Aeronautical. Note – The stocks listed below are the components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average when the market crashed on October 29th, 1929. Allied Chemical American [...]

January 8, 1929 Changes to Dow Jones Industrial Average

National Cash Register replaces Victor Talking Machine Allied Chemical American Can American Smelting American Sugar American Tobacco B Atlantic Refining Bethlehem Steel Chrysler General Electric Company General Motors Corporation General Railway Signal Goodrich International Harvester International Nickel Mack Truck Nash Motors North American Paramount Publix Postum Incorporated Radio Corporation Sears Roebuck & Company Standard Oil [...]

October 1, 1928 the DJIA Expands to 30 Stocks

The present Dow Jones Industrial Average 30 began when the list was expanded to 30 from 20 and several substitutions were made. A divisor was introduced to adjust for the effect of stock splits, stock distributions, and stock substitutions. The divisor was 16.67. Allied Chemical American Can American Smelting American Sugar American Tobacco B Atlantic [...]