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July 13, 2020, 1:49 p.m. EDT

Dow surges nearly 550 points on gains in shares of Pfizer, UnitedHealth

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Powered by positive momentum for shares of Pfizer and UnitedHealth, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is soaring Monday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% was most recently trading 541 points, or 2.1%, higher, as shares of Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE +0.47% and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +0.95% have contributed around one third of the index's intraday rally. Pfizer's shares are up $1.75 (5.2%) while those of UnitedHealth have risen $12.01 (4.1%), combining for an approximately 94-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +1.97% , Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.39% , and Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD +0.84% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.86-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,433.48
+46.50 +0.17%
Volume: 324.93M
Aug. 7, 2020 5:10p
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 38.45
+0.18 +0.47%
Volume: 21.91M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:04p
P/E Ratio
15.29
Dividend Yield
3.95%
Market Cap
$213.58 billion
Rev. per Employee
$580,595
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 317.03
+2.97 +0.95%
Volume: 2.60M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
17.83
Dividend Yield
1.58%
Market Cap
$301.28 billion
Rev. per Employee
$754,157
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/zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 208.27
+4.02 +1.97%
Volume: 3.07M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
15.84
Dividend Yield
2.40%
Market Cap
$71.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.34M
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 134.92
+0.53 +0.39%
Volume: 2.22M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
18.09
Dividend Yield
3.05%
Market Cap
$73.06 billion
Rev. per Employee
$526,173
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/zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 271.64
+2.27 +0.84%
Volume: 2.85M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
27.00
Dividend Yield
2.21%
Market Cap
$292.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
$261,993
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