Dow Update

Oct. 16, 2019, 11:05 a.m. EDT

Dow flat in spite of gains in Johnson & Johnson, Dow Inc. shares

By MarketWatch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning with shares of Johnson & Johnson and Dow Inc. leading the way for the blue-chip average. The Dow (DOW:DJIA) was most recently trading 4 points, or 0.0%, higher, as shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYS:JNJ) and Dow Inc. (NYS:DOW) have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Johnson & Johnson's shares are up $3.16 (2.4%) while those of Dow Inc. have climbed $0.68, or 1.4%, combining for an approximately 26-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots (NAS:WBA) , Walt Disney (NYS:DIS) , and Cisco (NAS:CSCO) . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.

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