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Jan. 6, 2021, 2:46 p.m. EST

Dow up 438 points on gains in shares of Caterpillar, Walgreens Boots

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Behind strong returns for shares of Caterpillar and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Wednesday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.05% was most recently trading 438 points, or 1.4%, higher, as shares of Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.31% and Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.15% have contributed around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Caterpillar's shares are up $10.09 (5.5%) while those of Walgreens Boots have climbed $2.06, or 5.0%, combining for an approximately 80-point boost for the Dow. JPMorgan Chase /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM -0.73% , Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -0.28% , and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -1.70% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark 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.

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US : Dow Jones Global
31,625.38
-336.48 -1.05%
Volume: 184.22M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 221.79
-0.68 -0.31%
Volume: 1.57M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
P/E Ratio
40.57
Dividend Yield
1.86%
Market Cap
$121.31 billion
Rev. per Employee
$429,044
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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 49.10
-0.08 -0.15%
Volume: 1.92M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.81%
Market Cap
$42.58 billion
Rev. per Employee
$421,562
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/zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 152.14
-1.12 -0.73%
Volume: 8.52M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
P/E Ratio
17.14
Dividend Yield
2.36%
Market Cap
$467.67 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 329.73
-0.91 -0.28%
Volume: 1.74M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
P/E Ratio
13.33
Dividend Yield
1.52%
Market Cap
$113.76 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.31M
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/zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 61.92
-1.07 -1.70%
Volume: 1.25M
Feb. 25, 2021 12:21p
P/E Ratio
37.92
Dividend Yield
4.53%
Market Cap
$47.38 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.08M
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