UnitedHealth, Procter & Gamble share losses contribute to Dow's nearly 100-point drop

Behind declines for shares of UnitedHealth and Procter & Gamble, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Tuesday morning. The Dow
DJIA,
-0.47%

was most recently trading 92 points, or 0.3%, lower, as shares of UnitedHealth
UNH,
-1.61%

and Procter & Gamble
PG,
-1.93%

are contributing to the index’s intraday decline. UnitedHealth’s shares are off $8.66 (1.6%) while those of Procter & Gamble have declined $2.35 (1.6%), combining for an approximately 73-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Amgen Inc.
AMGN,
-0.98%
,
Home Depot
HD,
-1.70%
,
and Merck
MRK,
-1.05%
.
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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