The Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Wednesday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and Walt Disney facing the biggest declines for the blue-chip average. Shares of UnitedHealth UNH, -2.74% and Walt Disney DIS, -2.28% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.49% was most recently trading 95 points lower (-0.3%). UnitedHealth’s shares are down $8.28, or 2.5%, while those of Walt Disney have declined $2.90 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 74-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, -1.74%, Walmart WMT, -1.46%, and Microsoft MSFT, -0.86%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.
Dow drops nearly 100 points on losses in UnitedHealth, Walt Disney stocks
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