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Jan. 12, 2021, 12:11 p.m. EST

Merck, Visa share losses contribute to Dow's nearly 100-point fall

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Dragged down by losses for shares of Merck and Visa, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK +0.62% and Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -0.43% are contributing to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.39% was most recently trading 95 points, or 0.3%, lower. Merck's shares have declined $2.37, or 2.8%, while those of Visa have dropped $5.15, or 2.4%, combining for a roughly 50-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -0.87% , Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.70% , and Salesforce.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM -3.50% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index 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.

/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 73.30
+0.45 +0.62%
Volume: 13.30M
March 3, 2021 4:02p
P/E Ratio
26.38
Dividend Yield
3.55%
Market Cap
$184.33 billion
Rev. per Employee
$648,824
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/zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 214.85
-0.92 -0.43%
Volume: 6.48M
March 3, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
45.89
Dividend Yield
0.60%
Market Cap
$461.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.07M
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
31,270.09
-121.43 -0.39%
Volume: 411.61M
March 3, 2021 5:03p
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/zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 192.26
-1.68 -0.87%
Volume: 8.75M
March 3, 2021 4:04p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$352.05 billion
Rev. per Employee
$320,813
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/zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 227.56
-6.31 -2.70%
Volume: 34.03M
March 3, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
33.89
Dividend Yield
0.98%
Market Cap
$1763.90 billion
Rev. per Employee
$877,393
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/zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 206.00
-7.47 -3.50%
Volume: 11.46M
March 3, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
46.96
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$195.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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