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July 8, 2020, 3:23 p.m. EDT

Dow's nearly 150-point climb highlighted by gains for Walt Disney, Microsoft shares

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Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Walt Disney and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. Shares of Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -0.68% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.79% are contributing to the index's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% was most recently trading 142 points, or 0.6%, higher. Walt Disney's shares have risen $3.18 (2.8%) while those of Microsoft have gained $4.61, or 2.2%, combining for a roughly 53-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.27% , Nike /zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite NKE +1.40% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +1.97% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.86-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 : U.S.: NYSE
$ 129.93
-0.89 -0.68%
Volume: 16.09M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$236.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
$295,532
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/zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 212.48
-3.87 -1.79%
Volume: 27.82M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
36.89
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Market Cap
$1637.26 billion
Rev. per Employee
$902,473
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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/202934861/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 444.45
-10.34 -2.27%
Volume: 49.51M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
33.78
Dividend Yield
0.74%
Market Cap
$1948.02 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.98M
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/zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 101.86
+1.41 +1.40%
Volume: 5.55M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
64.49
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Market Cap
$156.69 billion
Rev. per Employee
$529,466
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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
11.05
Dividend Yield
2.40%
Market Cap
$70.24 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.34M
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