By default, Stock + shows percentage change in stocks. However, it is a simple matter to change the app to dollar (point) change.
In all versions of the app, you can change this from the ticker settings as shown in the screenshot below:
Starting in v2.0 you can also change the table display (won't affect ticker) simply by double clicking on the Change column. It will cycle through 4 different values:
Change (dollar amount)
This video demonstrates the double click feature.