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March 12, 2021, 2:01 p.m. EST

Dow jumps 220 points on gains in Boeing, Caterpillar shares

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Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Boeing and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday afternoon. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.61% and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.59% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% was most recently trading 220 points, or 0.7%, higher. Boeing's shares are up $15.36 (6.1%) while those of Caterpillar have risen $7.32 (3.3%), combining for an approximately 149-point boost for the Dow. Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.17% , Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.85% , and Walmart /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -0.48% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to 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 : U.S.: NYSE
$ 246.64
+1.50 +0.61%
Volume: 6.91M
June 15, 2021 1:03p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$143.36 billion
Rev. per Employee
$412,489
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 217.71
-1.30 -0.59%
Volume: 2.37M
June 15, 2021 1:03p
P/E Ratio
34.82
Dividend Yield
2.04%
Market Cap
$119.97 billion
Rev. per Employee
$429,044
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,262.52
-131.23 -0.38%
Volume: 137.48M
June 15, 2021 1:03p
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/zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 54.34
-0.09 -0.17%
Volume: 1.05M
June 15, 2021 1:02p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.44%
Market Cap
$47.05 billion
Rev. per Employee
$421,562
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/zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 303.59
-5.73 -1.85%
Volume: 2.39M
June 15, 2021 1:03p
P/E Ratio
22.16
Dividend Yield
2.17%
Market Cap
$328.89 billion
Rev. per Employee
$261,708
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/zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 139.88
-0.68 -0.48%
Volume: 2.72M
June 15, 2021 1:03p
P/E Ratio
32.52
Dividend Yield
1.57%
Market Cap
$393.87 billion
Rev. per Employee
$243,109
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