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UnitedHealth stock's rally gives more than 90-point boost to the Dow

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By Tomi Kilgore

Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +0.04% surged 2.8% in afternoon trading Monday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.06% gainers, and to put them on track for a two-month high. UnitedHealth's stock has now run up 12.8% over the past five days. The health care services provider's stock price gain of $14.07 would add about 93 points to the Dow's price, while the Dow was up just 2 points, or less than 0.1%, but with 17 of 30 components losing ground. Providing the next biggest boost to the price-weighted index was Chevron Corp.'s stock /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.75% , which rose $3.39, or 2.3%, to add about 22 points to the Dow's price. Meanwhile, the biggest drags were shares of Salesforce Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM -0.02% and Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.89% , which combined shaved about 46 points off the Dow.

/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 545.22
+0.22 +0.04%
Volume: 1.48M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
28.47
Dividend Yield
1.21%
Market Cap
$509.78 billion
Rev. per Employee
$875,889
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
33,999.04
+18.72 +0.06%
Volume: 320.97M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 159.02
+2.74 +1.75%
Volume: 6.44M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:03p
P/E Ratio
10.62
Dividend Yield
3.57%
Market Cap
$308.69 billion
Rev. per Employee
$4.86M
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/zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 187.93
-0.03 -0.02%
Volume: 2.77M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
182.40
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$187.02 billion
Rev. per Employee
$379,924
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/zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 168.69
+1.49 +0.89%
Volume: 4.19M
Aug. 18, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$99.29 billion
Rev. per Employee
$427,768
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