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Jan. 24, 2020, 3:16 p.m. EST

Dow Inc., Merck share losses contribute to Dow's 133-point drop

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Shares of Dow Inc. and Merck are retreating Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -4.42% was most recently trading 133 points lower (-0.5%), as shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -6.61% and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -2.33% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline. Dow Inc.'s shares have declined $1.64 (3.3%) while those of Merck are down $2.87 (3.2%), combining for an approximately 31-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include JPMorgan Chase /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM -4.16% , Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -1.79% , and Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -3.00% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.78-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
25,766.64
-1,191 -4.42%
Volume: 670.37M
Feb. 27, 2020 5:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 39.55
-2.80 -6.61%
Volume: 10.01M
Feb. 27, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.08%
Market Cap
$29.33 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 78.08
-1.86 -2.33%
Volume: 15.01M
Feb. 27, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
20.49
Dividend Yield
3.13%
Market Cap
$198.79 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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/zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 121.37
-5.27 -4.16%
Volume: 23.01M
Feb. 27, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
11.32
Dividend Yield
2.97%
Market Cap
$373.09 billion
Rev. per Employee
$497,647
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 34.10
-0.62 -1.79%
Volume: 52.60M
Feb. 27, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
11.89
Dividend Yield
4.46%
Market Cap
$188.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$580,595
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/zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 46.24
-1.43 -3.00%
Volume: 10.12M
Feb. 27, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
11.38
Dividend Yield
3.96%
Market Cap
$40.96 billion
Rev. per Employee
$380,198
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