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April 15, 2021, 9:45 a.m. EDT

UnitedHealth, Amgen Inc. share gains lead Dow's 212-point climb

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Shares of UnitedHealth and Amgen Inc. are posting strong returns Thursday morning, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.49% was most recently trading 212 points higher (0.6%), as shares of UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +1.47% and Amgen Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite AMGN +1.00% have contributed about one third of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. UnitedHealth's shares have gained $12.17, or 3.2%, while those of Amgen Inc. have gained $5.64 (2.3%), combining for a roughly 117-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +2.62% , Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V +1.17% , and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.49% . A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components 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/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,089.26
+501.60 +1.49%
Volume: 113.58M
May 13, 2021 11:04a
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/zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 411.32
+5.95 +1.47%
Volume: 571,095
May 13, 2021 11:03a
P/E Ratio
23.38
Dividend Yield
1.22%
Market Cap
$382.55 billion
Rev. per Employee
$779,215
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/zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 253.33
+2.50 +1.00%
Volume: 547,550
May 13, 2021 11:04a
P/E Ratio
20.97
Dividend Yield
2.78%
Market Cap
$144.12 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.04M
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/zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 125.99
+3.22 +2.62%
Volume: 37.15M
May 13, 2021 11:04a
P/E Ratio
28.24
Dividend Yield
0.70%
Market Cap
$2048.74 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.86M
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/zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 222.89
+2.57 +1.17%
Volume: 1.84M
May 13, 2021 11:04a
P/E Ratio
47.36
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Market Cap
$470.56 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.07M
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/zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 244.95
+5.95 +2.49%
Volume: 9.13M
May 13, 2021 11:04a
P/E Ratio
33.30
Dividend Yield
0.92%
Market Cap
$1800.05 billion
Rev. per Employee
$877,393
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