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Jan. 15, 2020, 3:23 p.m. EST

Dow up 75 points on gains for UnitedHealth, Visa stocks

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Powered by strong returns for shares of UnitedHealth and Visa, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.15% is trading 77 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -5.18% and Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -5.23% have contributed around 25% of the index's intraday rally. UnitedHealth's shares have risen $8.23 (2.9%) while those of Visa have gained $3.63 (1.9%), combining for an approximately 80-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.30% , Coca-Cola /zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite KO -1.42% , and Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -2.13% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,081.36
-879.44 -3.15%
Volume: 513.27M
Feb. 25, 2020 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 263.39
-14.40 -5.18%
Volume: 8.17M
Feb. 25, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
18.38
Dividend Yield
1.64%
Market Cap
$249.85 billion
Rev. per Employee
$754,157
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/zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 188.40
-10.39 -5.23%
Volume: 18.54M
Feb. 25, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
35.31
Dividend Yield
0.64%
Market Cap
$404.61 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.25M
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 80.27
-1.06 -1.30%
Volume: 12.57M
Feb. 25, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
21.07
Dividend Yield
3.04%
Market Cap
$204.37 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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/zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 57.82
-0.83 -1.42%
Volume: 15.92M
Feb. 25, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
27.96
Dividend Yield
2.84%
Market Cap
$247.47 billion
Rev. per Employee
$506,342
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 33.93
-0.74 -2.13%
Volume: 39.73M
Feb. 25, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
11.83
Dividend Yield
4.48%
Market Cap
$187.77 billion
Rev. per Employee
$580,595
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