The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down Tuesday afternoon with shares of Procter & Gamble and Home Depot delivering the stiffest headwinds for the price-weighted average. The Dow
was most recently trading 92 points, or 0.3%, lower, as shares of Procter & Gamble
and Home Depot
have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Procter & Gamble’s shares are off $2.81 (1.9%) while those of Home Depot are off $5.33 (1.7%), combining for a roughly 54-point drag on the Dow. UnitedHealth
and Verizon Communications Inc.
are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.