177.47 -0.55 (-0.31%)
Pre-Market: 8:17AM EST
|Bid||177.48 x 800|
|Ask||178.42 x 900|
|Day's Range||177.88 - 180.57|
|52 Week Range||150.58 - 219.75|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||21.11|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||5.76 (3.21%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 19, 2019|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Chinese face mask manufacturers are reopening factories shut for a national holiday, promising workers up to four times their normal wages as consumers emptied out stock in stores in a race to protect themselves from the new coronavirus infection. The flu-like virus, which has killed 17 and infected nearly 600, is expected to spread further as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel domestically and abroad during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a time when factories across China usually close. Worried about the potential for a global pandemic, China is putting Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak and a city of 11 million, on lockdown.
The D.C. health tech startup first set out to secure new funding last year, reaching $7.3 million by the end of October.
Target Corp. and 3M Co. are among the 50 most-admired companies in the world, according to Fortune magazine's latest annual ranking.
DOW UPDATE Shares of Dow Inc. and Walgreens Boots are trading lower Tuesday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 83 points lower (-0.
The Democratic-led House of Representatives on Friday votes 247-159 in favor of a bill that aims to crack down on “forever chemicals” that have been linked to a range of health problems.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and McDonald's delivering the strongest returns for the index. Shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) and McDonald's (MCD) are contributing around 25% of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 265 points higher (0.9%). UnitedHealth's shares have risen $7.06 (2.4%) while those of McDonald's are up $4.01 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 75-point boost for the Dow.
The industrial sector is made up of companies that produce and provide services for machinery, equipment, and supplies that are used in construction and manufacturing. Well-known companies in this sector include General Electric Co.
3M (MMM) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
General Electric is making major changes after a brutal couple of years. Here is what the fundamentals and technical analysis say about buying GE stock now.
If you’re looking for the next big trends in tech, it’s hard to ignore the Consumer Electronics Show.
DOW UPDATE Shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar are posting losses Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 171 points (0.
The 254-point selloff in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday was unanimous in morning trading, with shares of consumer and industrial products maker 3M Co. leading all 30 components lower. 3M's stock fell 1.8%, and acted as the biggest drag as the $3.28 price decline shaved about 22 points off the Dow's price. The next biggest subtractor was Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s stock , which fell $2.48, or 1.1%, to cut 17 points off the Dow's price. Among other higher-priced components, shares of Apple Inc. fell $1.71 to lower the Dow's price by about 12 points and Boeing Co. declined $2.19 to act as a 15-point drag. Weighing on the Dow was concerns over rising tensions in the Middle East after a U.S. drone airstrike that killed one of Iran's top military commanders, a spike in crude oil prices and a worse-than-expected reading on the U.S. manufacturing sector.
3M's (MMM) advanced-ballistic protection business divestment will enable it to concentrate on other businesses in Advanced Materials Division.
DOW UPDATE Dragged down by losses for shares of 3M and JPMorgan Chase, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Friday morning. Shares of 3M (MMM) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 180 points lower (-0.
The sale was first announced in August, when 3M said the sale of its Advanced Ballistic-Protection Business could be worth up to $116 million depending on whether the business won some pending contracts.
DOW UPDATE Powered by strong returns for shares of 3M and Intel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Thursday morning. Shares of 3M (MMM) and Intel (INTC) have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow (DJIA) is trading 187 points (0.