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Sept. 6, 2019, 10:17 a.m. EDT

Dow climbs 68 points on gains in shares of Merck, Caterpillar

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Friday morning with shares of Merck and Caterpillar seeing positive growth for the price-weighted average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.95% was most recently trading 68 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK +1.05% and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.25% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Merck's shares are up $0.81, or 0.9%, while those of Caterpillar have risen $1.14, or 0.9%, combining for an approximately 13-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Travelers /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV +0.63% , United Technologies /zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite UTX -0.99% , and Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD +0.49% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
26,770.20
-255.68 -0.95%
Volume: 293.61M
Oct. 18, 2019 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 84.68
+0.88 +1.05%
Volume: 7.52M
Oct. 18, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
23.72
Dividend Yield
2.60%
Market Cap
$216.81 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 130.71
-0.33 -0.25%
Volume: 4.33M
Oct. 18, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
12.17
Dividend Yield
3.15%
Market Cap
$73.54 billion
Rev. per Employee
$526,173
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/zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 141.36
+0.88 +0.63%
Volume: 1.51M
Oct. 18, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
14.09
Dividend Yield
2.32%
Market Cap
$36.81 billion
Rev. per Employee
$996,151
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/zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 136.80
-1.37 -0.99%
Volume: 3.41M
Oct. 18, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
22.32
Dividend Yield
2.15%
Market Cap
$118.05 billion
Rev. per Employee
$277,021
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/zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 237.93
+1.16 +0.49%
Volume: 3.66M
Oct. 18, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
23.70
Dividend Yield
2.29%
Market Cap
$260.57 billion
Rev. per Employee
$261,993
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