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Sept. 16, 2020, 9:50 a.m. EDT

Dow's nearly 100-point jump led by gains for 3M, UnitedHealth stocks

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Shares of 3M and UnitedHealth are trading higher Wednesday morning, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.80% was most recently trading 91 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -3.09% and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -0.79% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. 3M's shares are up $2.48 (1.4%) while those of UnitedHealth are up $4.42 (1.4%), combining for a roughly 45-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -3.25% , Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -2.71% , and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.08% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,463.19
-222.19 -0.80%
Volume: 372.48M
Oct. 27, 2020 5:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 161.03
-5.13 -3.09%
Volume: 3.89M
Oct. 27, 2020 4:04p
P/E Ratio
18.87
Dividend Yield
3.65%
Market Cap
$95.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$350,368
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 320.51
-2.55 -0.79%
Volume: 2.43M
Oct. 27, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
18.41
Dividend Yield
1.56%
Market Cap
$307.02 billion
Rev. per Employee
$754,157
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/zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 36.00
-1.21 -3.25%
Volume: 5.66M
Oct. 27, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
72.87
Dividend Yield
5.19%
Market Cap
$32.22 billion
Rev. per Employee
$380,198
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/zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 195.68
-5.46 -2.71%
Volume: 3.43M
Oct. 27, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
10.85
Dividend Yield
2.56%
Market Cap
$69.21 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.34M
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 77.99
-0.85 -1.08%
Volume: 11.68M
Oct. 27, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
17.23
Dividend Yield
3.13%
Market Cap
$199.41 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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