Shares of Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble are trading lower on Thursday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Dow DJIA,
Most recently as shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ were trading 96 points or 0.3% lower,
and Procter & Gamble PG,
contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Shares of Johnson & Johnson are down $2.13, or 1.3%, while Procter & Gamble shares are down $1.46 (1.1%), combining for a nearly 24-point drag on the Dow. Other factors contributing significantly to the decline include Merck MRK,
and IBM IBM,
A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.
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