The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 14,253.77 on Tuesday, 0.6 percent higher than its previous record close on Oct. 9, 2007. Here's a snapshot of how the 30 stocks within the benchmark index have performed since then.
Home Depot posted the biggest percentage jump over that time, and much of that has come in the last year on signs that the housing market is improving. IBM stock also climbed steadily along with its profits.
Home Depot, up 108.5 percent
IBM, up 74.6 percent
McDonald's, up 67 percent
Wal-Mart Stores, up 63.1 percent
Walt Disney, up 59.3 percent
Travelers, up 52.8 percent
Coca-Cola, up 33.7 percent
Chevron, up 27.1 percent
Johnson & Johnson, up 17.2 percent
Verizon Communications, up 12.4 percent
United Technologies, up 12.1 percent
UnitedHealth Group, up 10.3 percent
Pfizer, up 9.9 percent
Caterpillar, up 9.3 percent
3M, up 9.2 percent
Procter & Gamble, up 8.4 percent
JPMorgan Chase, up 4 percent
American Express, up 2.6 percent
DuPont, down 1.6 percent
Exxon Mobil, down 3.3 percent
Microsoft, down 5.8 percent
AT&T, down 12.8 percent
Intel, down 16.8 percent
Merck, down 19.4 percent
Boeing, down 22.5 percent
Cisco Systems, down 35.9 percent
General Electric, down 43.9 percent
Hewlett-Packard, down 61.2 percent
Bank of America, down 78 percent
Alcoa, down 79 percent
-added to the Dow on Feb. 19, 2008, replacing Honeywell and Altria.
-added to the Dow on June 8, 2009, replacing Citigroup and General Motors.
-added to the Dow on Sept. 24, 2012, replacing Kraft Foods.
Note: Kraft Foods was a member of the Dow from Sept. 22, 2008, when it replaced American International Group, until Sept. 24, 2012