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List of Companies on the DOW

Updated June 14, 2019 24.9k views28 items

The Dow Jones industrial average is one of the oldest and most important business indices in the world and perhaps the most vital index to watch to gauge the United States stock market. What companies are under Dow Jones? Here, you'll find a list of companies on the Dow Jones Industrial average. Any company included in the Dow is important to the health of the US economy. 

The Dow 30 stock market index got its name from co-founder Charles Dow, a prominent American journalist and founder of the Wall Street Journal. The companies that make up the Dow are a diverse group that are supposed to reveal the overall health of the stock market. News about the stock market moving up and down almost always refers to the stocks that comprise the Dow. 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average companies listed are for informational use and not a stock recommendation on our part.

  • 1
    Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus, Biotechnology
    The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. 3M headquarters are in the St....  more
  • 2
    Aluminum, Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling
    Alcoa Inc. is the world's third largest producer of aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal, with corporate headquarters in New York City. From its operational base in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in...  more
  • 3
    Financial Services, Short-Term Business Credit
    The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan's Three World Financial Center in New York City, United...  more
  • 4
    Bank, Financial Services
    Bank of America is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second largest bank holding company in the United States...  more

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  • 5
    Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft
    The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. It also provides leasing and product support services....  more
  • 6
    Financial Services, Construction Machinery and Equipment
    Caterpillar Inc., is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network....  more
  • 7
    Mining, Petroleum industry


    Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180...  more

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  • 8
    Telecommunications equipment, Optical Networks Equipment
    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the...  more
  • 9
    The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, which is headquartered in Atlanta,...  more
  • 10
    Chemical industry, Agrochemical
    E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a gunpowder mill by Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. In the 20th...  more
  • 11
    Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction
    Exxon Mobil Corp., or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas, United States. It is a direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil...  more
  • 12
    Software, Computer hardware
    Hewlett-Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides hardware, software and services to...  more
  • 13

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  • 14
    Conglomerate, Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories
    Honeywell International, Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide...  more
  • 15
    Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
    Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is one of the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on...  more
  • 16
    Soap, Pharmaceutical Preparation
    Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886. Its common stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial...  more
  • 17
    Investment banking, Financial Services
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company. It is the largest bank in the United States, with total assets of US$2.57 trillion. It is a major...  more
  • 18
    Food Manufacturing, Food and Beverage
    Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an American grocery manufacturing and processing conglomerate headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Northfield, Illinois. The company was formed in 2012 as a spin off from...  more
  • 19
    Pharmaceutical Preparation, Pharmaceutical industry
    Merck & Co., Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck...  more
  • 20
    Consumer electronics, Software
    Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics...  more
  • 21
    Pharmaceutical Preparation, Health Care
    Pfizer, Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, and with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, United States. It is one of the world's...  more
  • 22
    Perfumes, Cosmetics
    Procter & Gamble Co., also known as P&G, is an American multinational consumer goods company headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, founded by William Procter and James Gamble,...  more
  • 23
    Insurance Carriers, Fire
    The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provide a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units,...  more
  • 24
    Aircraft Engines and Engine Parts
    United Technologies Corporation is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in the United Technologies Building in Hartford, Connecticut. It researches, develops, and manufactures...  more
  • 25
    Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone
    Verizon Communications Inc., branded as Verizon, is an American broadband and telecommunications company, the largest U.S. wireless communications service provider as of September 2014, and a...  more