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April 1, 2020, 6:37 a.m. EDT

Only one stock in the Dow rose during the first quarter — and it was up by only one penny

January through March was the worst quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1987

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By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch


Bloomberg
Wall Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange was quiet March 30 — all floor trading was suspended because of the coronavirus.

A decline in stocks Tuesday cemented the worst quarter for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1987. A table below shows how all 30 components performed from January through March.

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.58%  fell 410 points (or 1.8%) to close at 21,917.16. The venerable index was down 23.2% for the first quarter, the biggest decline since the fourth quarter of 1987, when Black Monday (Oct. 19) occurred.

The only Dow stock that rose during the first quarter was Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.23% , which closed at $157.71 on March 31, up a penny from $157.70 on Dec. 31. (All performance figures in this article exclude dividends.)

The S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.21%  dropped 1.6% on Tuesday for a first-quarter decline of 20%.

The Nasdaq Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.46%  decreased 1% on Tuesday for a first-quarter decline of 14.2%.

Sectors

All 11 sectors of the S&P 500 were down significantly during the first quarter:

S&P 500 sector Price change - first quarter, 2020 Price change - 2019
Energy -51.1% 7.6%
Financials -32.3% 29.2%
Industrials -27.4% 26.8%
Materials -26.6% 21.9%
Real Estate -19.8% 24.9%
Consumer Discretionary -19.6% 26.2%
Communication Services -17.2% 30.9%
Utilities -14.2% 22.2%
Consumer Staples -13.4% 24.0%
Health Care -13.1% 18.7%
Information Technology -12.2% 48.0%
Source: FactSet

Dow 30

Company Ticker Price change - first quarter, 2020 Price change - 2019
Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA   -54.2% 1.0%
Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW   -46.6% N/A
Exxon Mobil Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM   -45.6% 2.3%
Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX   -39.9% 10.8%
United Technologies Corp.   -37.0% 40.6%
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM   -35.4% 42.8%
Walt Disney Co. /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS   -33.2% 31.9%
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS   -32.8% 37.6%
American Express Co. /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP   -31.2% 30.6%
Travelers Cos. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV   -27.5% 14.4%
3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM   -22.6% -7.4%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA   -22.4% -13.7%
Caterpillar Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT   -21.4% 16.2%
Coca-Cola Co. /zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite KO   -20.1% 16.9%
Nike Inc. Class B /zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite NKE   -18.3% 36.6%
Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO   -18.0% 10.7%
International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM   -17.2% 17.9%
Pfizer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE   -16.7% -10.2%
McDonald's Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD   -16.3% 11.3%
Merck & Co. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK   -15.4% 19.0%
UnitedHealth Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH   -15.2% 18.0%
Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD   -14.5% 27.1%
Visa Inc. Class A /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V   -14.3% 42.4%
Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL   -13.4% 86.2%
Verizon Communications Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204980236/composite VZ   -12.5% 9.2%
Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG   -11.9% 35.9%
Johnson & Johnson /zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite JNJ   -10.1% 13.0%
Intel Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC   -9.6% 27.5%
Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT   -4.4% 27.6%
Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT   0.0% 55.3%
Source: FactSet

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Philip van Doorn covers various investment and industry topics. He has previously worked as a senior analyst at TheStreet.com. He also has experience in community banking and as a credit analyst at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York.

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