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October 4, 1916 the DJIA Becomes a Twenty Stock Index

A list of twenty (20) industrials (all common stock) was substituted for the old list of twelve (12). National Lead, Peoples Gas, General Motors and U.S. Steel pfd. were dropped and twelve (12) new companies were added. The list became: American Beet Sugar American Can American Car & Foundry American Locomotive American Smelting American Sugar [...]

July 29, 1915 Changes to Dow Jones Industrial Average

Anaconda Copper replaces Amalgamated Copper American Car & Foundry American Smelting & Refining American Sugar Anaconda Copper Central Leather General Electric Company General Motors Corporation National Lead Peoples Gas U.S. Rubber U.S. Steel U.S. Steel pfd.

March 16, 1915 Changes to DJIA

General Motors Corporation replaced U.S. Rubber 1st pfd. Amalgamated Copper American Car & Foundry American Smelting & Refining American Sugar Central Leather General Electric Company General Motors Corporation National Lead Peoples Gas U.S. Rubber U.S. Steel U.S. Steel pfd.