By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of 3M and Dow Inc. are trading lower Tuesday afternoon, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.57% and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -0.71% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.20% was most recently trading 169 points lower (-0.6%). 3M's shares are down $7.84, or 4.8%, while those of Dow Inc. are down $1.29 (2.9%), combining for an approximately 63-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.53% , Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -0.21% , and Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -1.12% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.86-point swing.