Several financial websites and business publications, such as Marketwatch, The Wall Street Journal and Fox Business offer old records for each Dow Jones Industrial Average stock. Professional investors compare archived stock records to today’s current value in order to track price movements.
Financial websites and business publications provide investors with detailed charts that show how well the stock performed in past years and how the stock did in a particular day's trading. Many professional investors buy and sell Dow stocks based on current and past prices. Numerous investors look at the day’s high and low price, the stocks 52-week moving average and the previous day’s closing price.