The Dow Jones is one of the best known stock market indices in the United States. It is the oldest index of the New York stock exchanges. It is often used to judge the health of American stocks. The Dow Jones consists of 30 companies. Here are the details of these companies with their market capitalisation as of 06 October 2021.
Apple is a multinational company based in California, USA. It specialises in the creation and marketing of consumer electronics, software and personal computers. The market capitalisation of the company is $2,333.82 billion.
Microsoft Corporation is an American company active in the information technology sector. Its business is development, design and licensing. The group also supports and sells software. Its market capitalisation is estimated at USD 2 191.42 billion.
Based in New York, JP Morgan Chase is a financial services company. It offers asset management, private wealth management, investment banking, private banking and treasury services. The group has a market capitalisation of USD 504.04 billion.
Johnson & Johnson is a healthcare company based in New Jersey. It specialises in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and medical devices. The company also offers related services to healthcare professionals and consumers. Its market capitalisation is $419.04 billion.
WalMart is an American retail company. It operates a chain of hypermarkets, department stores, grocery shops and discount shops. The company has a market capitalisation of $382.97 billion.
Visa is an American multinational financial services company. Its purpose is to facilitate the electronic transfer of funds around the world. The company is active in the equity markets and has a market capitalisation of USD 381.15 billion.
Procter & Gamble is an American multinational consumer goods company. The group's market capitalisation is estimated at USD 341.79 billion.
UnitedHealth Group is the world's largest healthcare company by revenue. It offers healthcare products and also provides diversified insurance services. The company's market capitalisation is USD 370.77 billion.
The Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States. It markets tools, home improvement supplies, building products and services. The company has a market capitalisation of $348.19 billion.
Recognised as the world's leading family entertainment company, the Walt Disney Company is a diversified multinational media and entertainment conglomerate. The company has a market capitalisation of $318.14 billion.
Software company Salesforce is a Dow Jones stock with a market capitalisation of $268.49 billion. The company specialises in the distribution of Internet-based business software. It also provides hosting for enterprise applications.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American soft drink and syrup company. It is involved in the manufacture, retailing and marketing of these products. It has a market capitalisation of USD 231.18 billion.
Commonly known as Verizon, Verizon Communications is an American telecommunications company. It operates in the mobile and fixed-line markets. The company's market capitalisation is USD 225.55 billion.
Founded in 1968, Intel Corporation is an American company based in California, USA. It is the world's second largest semiconductor manufacturer, behind Samsung on a revenue basis. Its market capitalisation is $217.72 billion.
Merck & Co is one of the five largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. It is active in the supply of vaccines, prescription drugs, animal health products, etc. The company has a market capitalisation of $203.09 billion.
Chevron Corporation is an American company operating in the oil, natural gas and geothermal industries, with operations in more than 180 countries. It is recognised as the second largest oil company in the United States. Its market capitalisation is $202.56 billion.
Cisco Systems is an American computer company. It specialises in the development, manufacture and marketing of network hardware and telecommunications equipment. It has a market capitalisation of USD 226.45 billion.
Nike is an American company that specialises in the manufacture of sporting goods, including clothing, footwear and equipment for sports activities. The company has a market capitalisation of $189.95 billion.
Based in Chicago, USA, McDonald's is an American fast-food chain. The group has more than 36,900 outlets and is present in more than 100 countries around the world. Its market capitalisation is estimated at $183.62 billion.
Honeywell International is an American company headquartered in North Carolina, USA. It specialises in aerospace, nuclear, defence and building automation. The group is listed in the Dow Jones with a market capitalisation of $149.28 billion.
American Express is an American financial company. It is mainly involved in payment methods. It has made a name for itself through its travellers' cheques and payment cards. The company has a market capitalisation of 137.57 billion dollars.
With a market capitalisation of $131.49 billion, Boeing is one of the Dow Jones companies. The company is one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers and defence contractors.
Based in New York, Goldman Sachs is one of the world's largest investment banks. It also offers financial services such as asset management, investment management, etc. Its market capitalisation is estimated at $130.54 billion.
Amgen is an American company specialising in the medical biotechnology industry. It is recognised as the world leader in this sector. It is a publicly traded company with a market capitalisation of USD 118.79 billion.
Caterpillar is an American industrial group. It is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company's market capitalisation is $104.60 billion.
IBM is an American multinational corporation based in New York State, USA. It is active in the fields of computer hardware, software and computer services. Its market capitalisation is estimated at $103.72 billion.
3 M is a diversified industrial and technology company. It is active in a number of industries, including oil and gas, automotive, healthcare, design and construction, and transportation. The company has a market capitalisation of $102.93 billion.
Dow is the parent company of The Chemical Company. It is a chemical company involved in the production of plastics, agricultural products and chemicals. Its market capitalisation is estimated at $42.46 billion.
Operating in nearly 25 countries worldwide, Walgreens Boots Alliance is an American drugstore chain. It has a market capitalisation of $40.42 billion and is included in the Dow Jones index.
With a market capitalisation of $38.48 billion, Travelers is the last of the companies in the Dow Jones Index. The group is one of the largest insurance companies in the US.