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July 8, 2020, 9:45 a.m. EDT

Dow climbs 125 points on gains for Apple Inc., Microsoft stocks

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning with shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft leading the way for the blue-chip average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% is trading 126 points higher (0.5%), as shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.27% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.79% have contributed about 25% of the index's intraday rally. Apple Inc.'s shares are up $6.17, or 1.7%, while those of Microsoft have gained $3.19, or 1.5%, combining for an approximately 64-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.39% , UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +0.95% , and Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -0.77% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.86-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
27,433.48
+46.50 +0.17%
Volume: 324.93M
Aug. 7, 2020 5:10p
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/zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 444.45
-10.34 -2.27%
Volume: 49.51M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
33.78
Dividend Yield
0.74%
Market Cap
$1900.31 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.98M
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/zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 212.48
-3.87 -1.79%
Volume: 27.82M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
36.89
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Market Cap
$1607.97 billion
Rev. per Employee
$902,473
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 134.92
+0.53 +0.39%
Volume: 2.22M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
18.09
Dividend Yield
3.05%
Market Cap
$73.06 billion
Rev. per Employee
$526,173
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 317.03
+2.97 +0.95%
Volume: 2.60M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
17.83
Dividend Yield
1.58%
Market Cap
$301.28 billion
Rev. per Employee
$754,157
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/zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 86.80
-0.67 -0.77%
Volume: 7.19M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
5.94%
Market Cap
$162.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
$3.27M
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