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831. Stock Prices and Yields

[Closing values as of end of December, except as noted]

 
Class or item 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
STOCK PRICES
Standard & Poor's indices: 1
  S&P 500 composite (1941-43=10) 92.4 101.2 116.9 95.7 68.6 90.2 106.3 94.8 96.7 107.8 135.8 122.3 141.2 165.3 166.5 211.3 242.2 247.9 277.1 348.8 330.9 417.1 438.8 470.6 460.9 614.5 740.5 970.4 1,229.2 1,469.3
    Industrials 101.1 113.0 130.6 107.1 76.5 100.9 118.3 104.3 107.9 120.8 154.5 136.9 158.3 186.9 185.8 234.6 269.9 287.1 320.5 398.2 387.1 492.7 511.4 543.9 548.9 719.7 870.0 1,121.4 1,479.2 1,841.9
    Utilities 61.5 59.1 60.7 46.5 33.5 44.5 53.6 54.5 48.6 50.3 52.5 53.1 60.4 66.5 74.8 93.2 112.3 101.5 112.2 154.8 144.8 155.2 159.1 176.4 151.9 201.7 198.8 235.8 259.6 227.2
  S&P 400 MidCap Index (1982=100) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 36.6 37.7 43.6 52.5 50.6 66.0 74.3 70.7 82.8 108.8 100.0 146.6 160.6 179.4 169.4 217.8 255.6 333.4 392.3 444.7
 
Russell indices: 2
  Russell 1000 (Dec. 31, 1986=130) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 51.58 59.87 75.20 67.93 77.24 90.38 90.31 114.39 130.00 130.02 146.99 185.11 171.22 220.61 233.59 250.71 244.65 328.89 393.75 513.79 642.87 767.97
  Russell 2000 (Dec. 31, 1986=135) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 40.52 55.91 74.80 73.67 88.90 112.27 101.49 129.87 135.00 120.42 147.37 168.30 132.16 189.94 221.01 258.59 250.36 315.97 362.61 437.02 421.96 504.75
  Russell 3000 (Dec. 31, 1986=140) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 54.13 63.85 80.68 73.51 84.06 99.06 97.94 124.18 140.00 138.67 157.81 197.28 180.85 234.37 249.80 270.13 263.44 351.91 419.44 543.05 664.27 793.31
 
N.Y. Stock Exchange common stock index
  Composite (Dec. 31, 1965=50) 50.23 56.43 64.48 51.82 35.35 47.64 57.88 52.50 53.62 61.95 77.86 71.11 81.03 95.18 96.38 121.58 138.58 138.23 156.26 195.04 180.49 229.44 240.21 259.08 250.94 329.51 392.30 511.19 596.05 650.30
      Yearly high 52.40 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 81.00 79.10 83.04 99.60 98.10 122.29 145.86 188.46 159.40 199.37 201.55 229.85 242.76 261.16 267.78 331.73 401.08 515.24 601.76 663.50
      Yearly low 37.70 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 55.30 65.00 58.80 79.65 84.83 94.42 117.31 122.48 135.50 154.32 161.76 169.74 216.86 235.15 241.79 249.86 320.90 386.36 462.69 572.40
    Industrial (Dec. 31, 1965=50) 52.91 60.53 70.33 56.60 39.15 52.73 63.36 56.43 58.87 70.24 91.52 80.89 93.02 111.35 110.58 139.27 160.11 167.04 189.42 232.76 223.60 285.82 294.39 315.26 318.10 413.29 494.38 630.38 743.65 828.21
    Transportation (Dec. 31, 1965=50) 35.70 49.56 47.69 37.53 26.36 32.98 42.57 40.50 41.58 50.64 76.19 66.85 73.63 98.09 90.61 113.97 117.65 118.57 146.60 178.33 141.49 201.87 214.72 270.48 222.46 301.96 352.30 466.25 482.38 466.70
    Utility (Dec. 31, 1965=100) 81.64 78.78 84.34 68.66 53.30 66.94 82.54 81.08 75.38 73.80 76.90 80.10 86.94 92.48 103.14 126.38 147.54 134.62 149.38 204.00 182.60 204.26 209.66 229.92 198.41 252.90 259.91 335.19 445.94 511.15
    Finance (Dec. 31, 1965=50) 64.34 73.83 83.34 64.51 39.84 45.20 59.23 53.85 55.01 63.45 70.83 73.68 85.00 94.32 97.63 131.29 140.05 114.57 128.19 156.15 122.07 172.68 200.83 216.82 195.80 274.25 351.17 495.96 521.42 516.61
American Stock Exchange Market Value Index
(Aug. 31, 1973=50) 48.3 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 150.6 171.8 141.3 216.5 208.0 229.1 264.4 316.4 295.1 356.7 308.1 395.1 399.2 477.2 433.7 548.2 583.3 (NA) (NA) (NA)
American Stock Exchange Composite Index
(Dec. 29, 1995=550) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 550.00 572.34 684.61 688.99 876.97
 
NASDAQ composite index (Feb. 5, 1971=100) (NA) 114.1 133.7 92.2 59.8 77.6 97.9 105.1 118.0 151.1 202.3 195.8 232.4 278.6 247.4 324.4 348.8 330.5 381.4 454.8 373.8 586.3 677.0 776.8 752.0 1,052.1 1,291.0 1,570.4 2,192.7 4,069.3
  Nasdaq-100 (Sept. 25, 1985=100) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 132.3 141.4 156.3 177.4 223.8 200.5 330.9 359.9 398.3 404.3 576.2 821.4 990.8 1,836.0 3,708.0
  Industrial (Feb. 5, 1971=100) 89.4 116.5 132.4 83.6 56.5 81.0 100.1 109.4 126.9 175.2 261.4 229.3 273.6 323.7 260.7 330.2 349.3 338.9 379.0 448.0 406.1 669.0 724.9 805.8 753.8 964.7 1,109.6 1,221.0 1,304.3 2,239.0
  Insurance (Feb. 5, 1971=100) 90.1 121.3 149.0 110.2 74.7 80.9 105.2 114.5 127.2 162.0 166.8 194.3 226.4 257.6 283.2 378.5 404.1 351.1 429.1 546.0 451.8 601.1 803.9 920.6 925.9 1,292.6 1,465.4 1,798.0 1,796.8 1,896.3
  Banks (Feb. 5, 1971=100) (NA) 101.8 119.1 100.4 61.5 72.4 92.7 95.3 102.3 108.2 118.4 143.1 156.4 203.8 229.4 349.4 412.5 390.7 435.3 391.0 254.9 350.6 532.9 689.4 697.1 1,009.4 1,273.5 2,083.2 1,838.0 1,691.3
  Computers (Nov. 1, 1993=200) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 202.0 234.0 366.1 518.8 618.7 1,134.2 2,325.4
  Other finance (Feb. 5, 1971=100) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 154.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 421.3 460.6 407.0 459.3 505.6 359.1 560.8 788.8 892.6 863.4 1,240.9 1,595.1 2,503.7 2,601.3 3,380.4
  Transportation (Feb. 5, 1971=100) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 164.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 291.6 348.8 319.2 395.8 498.2 417.1 571.4 634.1 746.3 660.0 816.4 907.4 1,064.8 981.2 999.1
  Telecommunications (October 29, 1993=200) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 11.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 52.5 55.0 61.8 87.2 128.3 84.0 109.5 127.7 185.0 155.3 208.4 215.9 306.6 500.9 1,015.4
  Biotech (Nov. 1, 1993=200) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 198.0 161.4 304.3 303.3 303.1 437.3 881.8
 
Dow-Jones and Co., Inc.:
  Composite (65 stocks) 272.8 310.1 329.2 272.5 199.7 261.7 325.5 287.2 272.2 298.3 373.4 347.8 409.2 502.9 489.9 616.5 736.8 714.3 825.9 1,035.1 920.6 1,156.8 1,204.6 1,381.0 1,274.4 1,693.2 2,025.8 2,607.4 2,870.8 3,214.4
    Industrial (30 stocks) 838.9 890.2 1,020.0 850.9 616.2 852.4 1,004.7 831.2 805.0 838.7 964.0 875.0 1,046.5 1,258.6 1,211.6 1,546.5 1,896.0 1,938.8 2,168.6 2,753.2 2,633.7 3,168.8 3,301.1 3,754.1 3,834.4 5,117.1 6,448.3 7,908.3 9,181.4 11,497.1
    Transportation (20 stocks) 171.5 243.7 227.2 196.2 143.4 172.7 237.0 217.2 206.6 252.4 398.1 380.3 448.4 598.6 558.1 708.2 807.2 748.9 969.8 1,177.8 910.2 1,358.0 1,449.2 1,762.3 1,455.0 1,981.0 2,255.7 3,256.5 3,149.3 2,977.2
    Utility (15 stocks) 121.8 117.8 119.5 89.4 68.8 83.7 108.4 111.3 98.2 106.6 114.4 109.0 119.5 131.8 149.5 174.8 206.0 175.1 186.3 235.0 209.7 226.2 221.0 229.3 181.5 225.4 232.5 273.1 312.3 283.4
Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index 3
(Dec. 31, 1980=1404.596) (NA) 949.3 1,090.3 861.7 590.3 784.1 954.2 887.6 922.8 1,100.7 1,404.6 1,286.2 1,451.6 1,723.6 1,702.0 2,164.7 2,434.9 2,417.1 2,738.4 3,419.9 3,101.4 4,041.1 4,289.7 4,657.8 4,540.6 6,057.2 7,198.3 9,298.2 11,317.6 13,812.7
 
COMMON STOCK YIELDS (percent)
Standard & Poor's composite index (500 stocks): 4
  Dividend-price ratio 5 3.83 3.14 2.84 3.06 4.47 4.31 3.77 4.62 5.28 5.47 5.26 5.20 5.81 4.40 4.64 4.25 3.48 3.08 3.64 3.45 3.61 3.24 2.99 2.78 2.82 2.56 2.19 1.77 1.49 1.25
  Earnings-price ratio 6 6.45 5.41 5.50 7.12 11.59 9.15 8.90 10.79 12.03 13.46 12.66 11.96 11.60 8.03 10.02 8.12 6.09 5.48 8.01 7.42 6.47 4.79 4.22 4.46 5.83 6.09 5.24 4.57 3.46 3.17


NA Not available.
1 Standard & Poor's Indices are market-value weighted. The S&P 500 index represents the 500 largest publicly traded companies, as determined by Standard & Poor's and represent a broad range of industry segments within the U.S. economy. The S&P MidCap Index tracks mid-cap companies.
2 The Russell 1000 and 3000 indices show respectively the 1000 and 3000 largest capitalization stocks in the United States. The Russell 2000 index shows the 2000 largest capitalization stocks in the United States after the first 1000.
3 The Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index measures the performance of all U.S. headquartered equity securities with readily available prices.
4 Source: U.S. Council of Economic Advisors, Economic Report of the President, annual.
5 Aggregate cash dividends (based on latest known annual rate) divided by aggregate market value based on Wednesday closing prices. Averages of monthly figures.
6 Averages of quarterly ratios which are ratio of earnings (after taxes) for 4 quarters ending with particular quarter to price index for last day of that quarter.

Source: Except as noted, Global Financial Data, Los Angeles, CA, "GFD Standard and Poor's Sectors;" ; and "Global Financial Data Dow Jones Industrial Average;" ; (all accessed 27 June 2000) and unpublished data (copyright).

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