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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 -3.56% was most recently trading 133 points lower (-0.5%), as shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -4.27% and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.23% 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 -2.69% , Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -2.94% , and Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -4.70% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,960.80
-1,032 -3.56%
Volume: 458.71M
Feb. 24, 2020 5:04p
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/zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 46.24
-2.06 -4.27%
Volume: 5.08M
Feb. 24, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.06%
Market Cap
$34.30 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 81.33
-1.01 -1.23%
Volume: 13.11M
Feb. 24, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
21.35
Dividend Yield
3.00%
Market Cap
$207.07 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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/zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 132.16
-3.65 -2.69%
Volume: 13.62M
Feb. 24, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
12.33
Dividend Yield
2.72%
Market Cap
$414.52 billion
Rev. per Employee
$497,647
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 34.67
-1.05 -2.94%
Volume: 36.02M
Feb. 24, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
12.08
Dividend Yield
4.38%
Market Cap
$191.87 billion
Rev. per Employee
$580,595
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/zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 49.03
-2.42 -4.70%
Volume: 8.05M
Feb. 24, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
12.07
Dividend Yield
3.73%
Market Cap
$43.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
$380,198
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