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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Posted 4:43 p.m. Tuesday

Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, which helped outweigh steep declines in energy companies.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 23.70 points, or 0.1 percent, to 19,121.60.

The S&P 500 added 2.94 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,204.66.

The Nasdaq composite rose 11.11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,379.92.

For the week:

The Dow is down 30.54 points, or 0.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 8.69 points, or 0.4 percent.

The Nasdaq has lost 19 points, 0.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,696.57 points, or 9.7 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 160.72 points, or 7.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 372.51 points, or 7.4 percent.

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