Home Depot, Alcoa, Disney: Dow Movers
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 155 points, or 1.24%, to close at 12,652. The S&P 500 gained 14 points, or 1.1%, to finish at 1329 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 18 points, or 0.63%, to settle at 2836.
Breadth within the Dow was positive with 28 of the 30 components posting gains.
The biggest percentage gainers among the blue chips were Alcoa
Shares of Disney gained 2.05% to $47.18. The stock has risen 25.81% year to date.
Travelers shares rose 2.38% to $63.12. The stock has risen 6.68% year to date.
Alcoa shares increased 2% to $8.65. The stock is flat year to date.
Shares of AT&T gained 2.03% to $35.69. The stock has gained 18.02% year to date.
Home Depot shares rose 2.33% to $52.16. The stock has risen 24.07% year to date.
Bank of America shares increased 2.13% to $7.66. The stock has risen 37.77% year to date.
The only two Dow components losing ground were American Express
--Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York.
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