Shares of Dow Inc. and Walgreens Boots are trading lower Wednesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a slump. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -5.91% and Walgreens Boots WBA, -5.01% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -3.05% was most recently trading 636 points (2.4%) lower. Dow Inc.’s shares have fallen $1.92, or 4.1%, while those of Walgreens Boots have dropped $2.12, or 4.0%, combining for a roughly 27-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Goldman Sachs GS, -4.19%, JPMorgan Chase JPM, -4.15%, and Cisco CSCO, -4.00%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.
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