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American Express, Amgen Inc. share gains contribute to Dow's 488-point rally

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Wednesday afternoon with shares of American Express and Amgen Inc. leading the way for the blue-chip average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.35% is trading 488 points (1.8%) higher, as shares of American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP -1.66% and Amgen Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite AMGN -0.92% have contributed about 25% of the index's intraday rally. American Express's shares are up $3.01, or 3.1%, while those of Amgen Inc. have gained $6.98 (2.8%), combining for an approximately 66-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -0.19% , Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -2.46% , and Salesforce.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM -0.68% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.58-point swing.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
28,210.82
-97.97 -0.35%
Volume: 301.11M
Oct. 21, 2020 5:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 101.43
-1.71 -1.66%
Volume: 2.59M
Oct. 21, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
21.01
Dividend Yield
1.70%
Market Cap
$83.04 billion
Rev. per Employee
$733,559
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/zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 228.97
-2.13 -0.92%
Volume: 1.98M
Oct. 21, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
18.71
Dividend Yield
2.80%
Market Cap
$135.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.11M
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 322.79
-0.62 -0.19%
Volume: 2.14M
Oct. 21, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
18.54
Dividend Yield
1.55%
Market Cap
$307.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
$754,157
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/zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 202.91
-5.12 -2.46%
Volume: 3.08M
Oct. 21, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
11.25
Dividend Yield
2.46%
Market Cap
$71.58 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.34M
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/zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 254.23
-1.74 -0.68%
Volume: 2.79M
Oct. 21, 2020 4:01p
P/E Ratio
99.60
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$232.93 billion
Rev. per Employee
$379,486
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