Dow Jones Utility Average (^DJU)
Share Price Chart
The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Dow Jones Utility Average, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.
Compare to other instruments
Dow Jones Utility Average had a return of -9.10% year-to-date (YTD) and -10.18% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Dow Jones Utility Average had an annualized return of 6.03%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 9.70%, indicating that Dow Jones Utility Average did not perform as well as the benchmark.
|5 years (annualized)||3.15%||11.59%|
|10 years (annualized)||6.03%||9.70%|
Monthly Returns Heatmap
This table presents a comparison of risk-adjusted performance metrics for Dow Jones Utility Average (^DJU) and S&P 500 (^GSPC). Risk-adjusted metrics are performance indicators that assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.
The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.
The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Dow Jones Utility Average. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.
The maximum drawdown for the Dow Jones Utility Average was 59.73%, occurring on Oct 9, 2002. Recovery took 730 trading sessions.
|-59.73%||Dec 27, 2000||445||Oct 9, 2002||730||Sep 1, 2005||1175|
|-47.41%||Dec 11, 2007||312||Mar 9, 2009||1295||Apr 28, 2014||1607|
|-36.42%||Feb 19, 2020||24||Mar 23, 2020||439||Dec 16, 2021||463|
|-32.18%||Sep 14, 1993||303||Nov 22, 1994||759||Nov 21, 1997||1062|
|-29.24%||Feb 6, 1987||177||Oct 19, 1987||537||Dec 1, 1989||714|
The current Dow Jones Utility Average volatility is 4.99%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.