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Market Commentary  27762
March, 2018 Data:

Part 1: SUMMARY RETURNS & RANK
Last Month                                 0.6%         Rank: 4 out of 23
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14.0%       Rank: 4 out of 23
Last 5 Years                              66.2%       Rank: 6 out of 23
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . .   117.3%       Rank: 5 out of 23

Returns for the Dow Jones Transportation Average is shown above for four time
periods. For example: the change in the DJTA was 0.6% in the last month. With
that return, the Dow Transportation Index was ranked 4th out of the 23 indexes
reviewed in this site for that time period. Dividends are not included.



Part 2: HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
The performance ranking of the Dow Transportation Index relative to the other
23 stock indexes covered in this site is detailed below. Four different time
periods are reviewed. The Dow Jones Transportation Average is compared to
foreign and domestic, large cap and small cap indexes. Each paragraph
identifies the top and bottom performers as well as the average and median
market performance for the indexes during in each time period.

Last Month:
During March of 2018, the Dow Transportation Average had a rank of 4 with a
return of 0.61%. The top ranked index during March was the Dow Utility Index,
with a return of 3.03%. The worst performing index during that period was the
NASDAQ 100 Index with a return of -4.32%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during March was -1.32%. The
average return for the indexes during the month was -1.01%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, the Dow Transportation Average had a rank of 4
with a return of 14%. The top ranked index during the last year was the Hang
Seng Index, with a return of 23%. The worst performing index during that period
was the FTSE 100 Index with a return of -4%.
The median return for the indexes during this period was 10%. The average
return for all stock market indexes over the year was 8%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended March of 2018,  the Dow Transportation Average had a
rank of 6 with a return of 66%. The top ranked index during the 5 year period
was the NASDAQ 100 Index, with a return of 129%. The worst performing index
during that period was the Straits Times Stock Index with a return of 3%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during this time period was 60%.
The average return for the indexes over the 5 years was 51%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended March of 2018, the Dow Transportation Average
had a rank of 5 with a return of 117%. The top ranked index during the period
was the NASDAQ 100 Index, with a return of 262%. The worst performing index
during the 10 year time period was the CAC 40 Index with a return of 6%.
The median return for the indexes during the last 10 years was 87%. The
average return for all stock market indexes over that time frame was 81%.

All calculations are based on the monthly market close for each index, excluding
dividends.
























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Dow Jones Transportation Average: Annual Returns
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
-4.2
-33.3
-65.2
-22.5
55.1
-9.8
11.1
32.5
-45.1
14.1
-5.3
-11.6
-9.6
7.7
22.5
43.9
30.0
-18.6
2.6
0.7
0.3
46.5
5.2
36.2
-15.5
55.1
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
11.9
-6.2
-36.7
62.6
-2.3
-15.1
9.9
-1.9
26.6
15.0
20.5
-18.0
14.9
16.4
-35.1
-2.7
42.1
-6.8
-13.6
-26.9
20.4
37.3
-8.4
-4.9
22.2
57.7
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
-4.5
17.9
33.5
-6.8
26.9
14.0
-7.2
29.5
21.4
-22.7
49.2
6.7
21.6
-17.4
36.1
13.9
44.4
-3.3
-5.5
-1.0
-10.4
-12.5
30.2
26.3
10.5
8.7
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
0.2
-22.6
15.9
24.6
-1.7
5.7
39.5
23.5
-17.8
20.4
The annual gain or loss in the Dow Jones Transportation Average from 1929 to present.
Dividends are not included.
Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) - 79 Year
Graph
Dow Transportation Average Stock Market Historical Graph
The above graph plots the monthly close for the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) in
logarithmic scale. Click the links below for the forecast and other links related to this stock index.
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10 Year Chart - Dow Jones Transportation (DJTA)
80 Year Graph - Dow Transportation Average (DJTA)
Stock Market Index Performance Ranking: Dow Transportation Average
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1990
1980
1970
1940
1960
1950