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Oct. 28, 2020, 11:53 a.m. EDT

Visa, Caterpillar share losses lead Dow's 687-point fall

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Shares of Visa and Caterpillar are retreating Wednesday morning, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a slump. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.05% was most recently trading 687 points (2.5%) lower, as shares of Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -1.07% and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.12% have contributed to the index's intraday decline. Visa's shares are down $8.24 (4.3%) while those of Caterpillar have declined $6.61 (4.2%), combining for an approximately 98-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Salesforce.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM -7.91% , Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.85% , and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.35% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow 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.

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US : Dow Jones Global
29,808.59
-15.33 -0.05%
Volume: 230.67M
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
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/zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 208.95
-2.25 -1.07%
Volume: 3.57M
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
P/E Ratio
43.85
Dividend Yield
0.61%
Market Cap
$450.69 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.07M
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 173.47
+0.21 +0.12%
Volume: 906,840
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
P/E Ratio
28.78
Dividend Yield
2.38%
Market Cap
$94.12 billion
Rev. per Employee
$525,797
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/zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 222.25
-19.10 -7.91%
Volume: 39.25M
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
P/E Ratio
57.76
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$220.92 billion
Rev. per Employee
$348,939
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/zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 214.37
-1.84 -0.85%
Volume: 12.94M
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
P/E Ratio
34.58
Dividend Yield
1.04%
Market Cap
$1634.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
$877,393
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/zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 123.15
+0.43 +0.35%
Volume: 54.67M
Dec. 2, 2020 1:53p
P/E Ratio
37.66
Dividend Yield
0.67%
Market Cap
$2086.46 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.86M
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