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Sept. 16, 2020, 3:09 p.m. EDT

Dow jumps 179 points on gains in Walgreens Boots, Chevron shares

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Led by positive growth for shares of Walgreens Boots and Chevron, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.21% was most recently trading 179 points (0.6%) higher, as shares of Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.13% and Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -0.54% have contributed to the index's intraday rally. Walgreens Boots's shares have climbed $1.30 (3.7%) while those of Chevron are up $2.37 (3.1%), combining for a roughly 24-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.84% , 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.17% , and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -0.72% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-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
28,545.35
-60.96 -0.21%
Volume: 111.86M
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
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/zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 37.36
-0.05 -0.13%
Volume: 1.48M
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
P/E Ratio
75.83
Dividend Yield
4.99%
Market Cap
$32.39 billion
Rev. per Employee
$380,198
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/zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 72.50
-0.39 -0.54%
Volume: 2.33M
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.12%
Market Cap
$140.32 billion
Rev. per Employee
$3.27M
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/zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 168.76
+1.41 +0.84%
Volume: 8.76M
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$94.46 billion
Rev. per Employee
$660,961
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/zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 171.26
+0.29 +0.17%
Volume: 497,305
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
P/E Ratio
19.42
Dividend Yield
3.43%
Market Cap
$98.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
$350,368
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 79.26
-0.58 -0.72%
Volume: 2.10M
Oct. 19, 2020 11:37a
P/E Ratio
19.29
Dividend Yield
3.08%
Market Cap
$201.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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