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Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounds, powered by Nike and Microsoft2-9-18 5:29 PM EST

By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch

Still, the blue-chip index is down 9.1% from its intraday record high on Jan. 26

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded by 1.4% on Friday, with all but four of 30 companies rising. The gains were led by Nike.

The S&P 500 Index was up 1.5%, driven by Mattel.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,190.90, producing a decline of 9.1% from its intraday record high of 26,616.71 on Jan. 26. The S&P 500 closed at 2,619.55 and was down 8.8% from its intraday record high of 2,872.87, also on Jan. 26.

Here's how the Dow 30 performed on Friday, along with price changes for February, 2018 and 2017:

Company                                Ticker  Price change - Feb. 9  Price change - Jan. 31 through Feb. 9  Price change - 2018 through Feb. 9  Price change - 2017 
Nike Inc. Class B                      US:NKE                   4.8%                                  -4.0%                                4.7%                23.1% 
Microsoft Corp.                        US:MSFT                   3.7%                                  -7.2%                                3.1%                37.7% 
American Express Co.                   US:AXP                   3.8%                                  -7.7%                               -7.6%                34.1% 
General Electric Co.                   US:GE                   3.4%                                  -7.6%                              -14.4%               -44.8% 
Intel Corp.                            US:INTC                   2.8%                                  -8.7%                               -4.8%                27.3% 
Caterpillar Inc.                       US:CAT                   2.2%                                  -8.3%                               -5.3%                69.9% 
Johnson & Johnson                      US:JNJ                   2.5%                                  -6.3%                               -7.3%                21.3% 
UnitedHealth Group Inc.                US:UNH                   2.1%                                  -6.7%                                0.2%                37.8% 
Cisco Systems Inc.                     US:CSCO                   2.0%                                  -4.8%                                3.2%                26.7% 
JPMorgan Chase & Co.                   US:JPM                   2.0%                                  -4.9%                                2.9%                23.9% 
Visa Inc. Class A                      US:V                   2.2%                                  -6.4%                                2.0%                46.1% 
DowDuPont Inc.                         US:DWDP                   1.9%                                  -8.1%                               -2.4%                24.5% 
Verizon Communications Inc.            US:VZ                   1.7%                                  -7.7%                               -5.8%                -0.8% 
Walt Disney Co.                        US:DIS                   1.7%                                  -5.1%                               -4.1%                 3.2% 
Pfizer Inc.                            US:PFE                   1.6%                                  -7.8%                               -5.7%                11.5% 
Home Depot Inc.                        US:HD                   1.6%                                  -8.4%                               -2.9%                41.4% 
Travelers Cos.                         US:TRV                   1.5%                                  -8.6%                                1.1%                10.8% 
Boeing Co.                             US:BA                   1.0%                                  -6.1%                               12.9%                89.4% 
McDonald's Corp.                       US:MCD                   1.2%                                  -6.0%                               -6.6%                41.4% 
Chevron Corp.                          US:CVX                   1.1%                                  -9.5%                               -9.3%                 6.4% 
International Business Machines Corp.  US:IBM                   1.3%                                  -8.7%                               -2.5%                -7.6% 
Goldman Sachs Group nc.                US:GS                   1.2%                                  -6.9%                               -2.1%                 6.4% 
3M Co.                                 US:MMM                   1.0%                                 -10.1%                               -4.3%                31.8% 
Apple Inc.                             US:AAPL                   0.8%                                  -6.6%                               -7.6%                46.1% 
Merck & Co.                            US:MRK                   0.3%                                  -7.4%                               -2.5%                -4.4% 
Coca-Cola Co.                          US:KO                   0.1%                                  -9.4%                               -6.0%                10.7% 
Procter & Gamble Co.                   US:PG                  -0.4%                                  -7.4%                              -13.0%                 9.3% 
Walmart Inc.                           US:WMT                  -0.6%                                  -6.8%                                0.6%                42.9% 
Exxon Mobil Corp.                      US:XOM                  -0.4%                                 -13.2%                               -9.4%                -7.3% 
United Technologies Corp.              US:UTX                  -1.9%                                  -9.4%                               -2.0%                16.4% 
                                                                                                                                                      Source: FactSet 

S&P 500 sectors and Friday winners

Here's how the 11 sectors of the S&P 500 performed Friday:

S&P 500 sectors         Price change - Feb. 9  Price change - from Jan. 31  Price change - 2018 through Feb. 9  Price change - 2017 
Information Technology                   2.5%                        -7.3%                               -0.3%                36.9% 
Real Estate                              2.4%                        -6.9%                               -8.7%                 7.2% 
Utilities                                2.2%                        -5.0%                               -7.9%                 8.3% 
Financials                               1.9%                        -7.0%                               -1.1%                20.0% 
Materials                                1.7%                        -7.2%                               -3.4%                21.4% 
Health Care                              1.5%                        -6.9%                               -0.8%                20.0% 
Telecommunications                       1.4%                        -5.9%                               -6.5%                -6.0% 
Industrials                              1.1%                        -7.5%                               -2.7%                18.5% 
Consumer Discretionary                   0.7%                        -6.5%                                2.2%                21.2% 
Consumer Staples                         0.2%                        -7.2%                               -5.9%                10.5% 
Energy                                  -0.4%                       -11.3%                               -7.9%                -3.8% 
                                                                                                                Source: MarketWatch 

Information technology -- last year's hottest sector -- was strongest on Friday. The best sector this month has been consumer discretionary, with a 2.2% gain, while all other sectors have posted declines. The worst sector of February has been energy, with an 11.3% decline.

Here are the 10 S&P 500 stocks that rose the most Friday:

Company                    Ticker  Price change - Feb. 9  Price change - from Jan. 31  Price change - 2018 through Feb. 9  Price change - 2017 
Mattel Inc.                US:MAT                   7.9%                         9.0%                               12.3%               -44.2% 
Nivida Corp.               US:NVDA                   6.7%                        -5.6%                               19.9%                81.3% 
Dollar Tree Inc.           US:DLTR                   5.9%                        -6.4%                                0.3%                39.0% 
DXC Technology Co.         US:DXC                   5.5%                        -2.6%                                2.2%                59.7% 
Ameren Corp.               US:AEE                   5.4%                        -2.1%                               -6.1%                12.4% 
Applied Materials Inc.     US:AMAT                   5.1%                       -10.3%                               -5.9%                58.4% 
Nike Inc. Class B          US:NKE                   4.8%                        -4.0%                                4.7%                23.1% 
Fortive Corp.              US:FTV                   4.8%                        -4.7%                                0.1%                34.9% 
Under Armour Inc. Class A  US:UAA                   4.6%                        -0.8%                               -4.7%               -50.3% 
Ulta Beauty Inc.           US:ULTA                   4.5%                        -1.6%                               -2.3%               -12.3% 
                                                                                                                                Source: FactSet 

Also see:Markets out of whack? Investors say we're only getting back to normal (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/markets-out-of-whack-investors-say-were-only-getting-back-to-normal-2018-02-09)

-Philip van Doorn; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com

 

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