The Dow Jones Industrial Average is slumping Wednesday afternoon with shares of Dow Inc. and Walgreens Boots delivering the stiffest headwinds for the blue-chip average. The Dow DJIA, -3.05% was most recently trading 646 points lower (-2.5%), as shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -5.91% and Walgreens Boots WBA, -5.01% are contributing to the index’s intraday decline. Dow Inc.’s shares have fallen $2.22 (4.7%) while those of Walgreens Boots are off $2.37 (4.5%), combining for an approximately 31-point drag on the Dow. JPMorgan Chase JPM, -4.15%, Goldman Sachs GS, -4.19%, and Cisco CSCO, -4.00% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.
Dow Inc., Walgreens Boots share losses lead Dow's nearly 650-point fall
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