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May 28, 2020, 2:56 p.m. EDT

Merck, Pfizer share gains contribute to Dow's 86-point climb

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Shares of Merck and Pfizer are trading higher Thursday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.08% and Pfizer /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -1.39% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.51% is trading 86 points, or 0.3%, higher. Merck's shares are up $1.89, or 2.4%, while those of Pfizer are up $0.89 (2.4%), combining for an approximately 19-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Procter & Gamble /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG +0.49% , Raytheon Technologies Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite RTX -3.65% , and Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -1.80% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.86-point swing.

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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 78.72
-0.86 -1.08%
Volume: 6.64M
July 7, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
19.91
Dividend Yield
3.10%
Market Cap
$200.87 billion
Rev. per Employee
$615,159
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 34.03
-0.48 -1.39%
Volume: 23.86M
July 7, 2020 4:03p
P/E Ratio
12.18
Dividend Yield
4.47%
Market Cap
$191.70 billion
Rev. per Employee
$580,595
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
25,890.18
-396.85 -1.51%
Volume: 349.00M
July 7, 2020 5:18p
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/zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 122.22
+0.59 +0.49%
Volume: 6.87M
July 7, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
69.07
Dividend Yield
2.59%
Market Cap
$301.11 billion
Rev. per Employee
$727,304
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/zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 61.01
-2.31 -3.65%
Volume: 8.78M
July 7, 2020 4:01p
P/E Ratio
12.84
Dividend Yield
3.11%
Market Cap
$96.01 billion
Rev. per Employee
$277,021
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/zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 194.20
-3.56 -1.80%
Volume: 7.66M
July 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
35.90
Dividend Yield
0.62%
Market Cap
$421.03 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.25M
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