Biggest Jumps of the Day: Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard and Merck

Today was the day for bulls as the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.50 percent or 66.22 points to 13.212.04. Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 0.37 percent or 5.19 points to settle at 1,408.47 while NASDAQ Composite fell 0.12 percent or 3.79 points to 3,091.57 for the day. The biggest jumps at DJIA are as under:

Walt Disney Co. (DIS) surged 1.79% in its last trading session to close at $43.78. The company has floated 1.84B billion shares in the stock market out of its total outstanding common stock of 1.79B billion shares. Insiders hold 7.78% of the total outstanding common stock while 66.80% of outstanding shares are held by different institutions. The traded volume stood at 9.10M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 8.40M shares per day. The stock price moved 16.55 times to its earnings per share in the last trading session. Its dividend yield stands at 1.37 percent.

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) surged 1.36% in its last trading session to close at $23.83. The company has floated 1.98B billion shares in the stock market out of its total outstanding common stock of 1.98B billion shares. Insiders hold 0.08% of the total outstanding common stock while 74.20% of outstanding shares are held by different institutions. The traded volume stood at 16.90M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 24.99M shares per day. The stock price moved 8.41 times to its earnings per share in the last trading session. Its dividend yield stands at 2.01 percent.

Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) surged 1.03% in its last trading session to close at $38.40. The company has floated 3.04B billion shares in the stock market out of its total outstanding common stock of 3.04B billion shares. Insiders hold 0.03% of the total outstanding common stock while 74.80% of outstanding shares are held by different institutions. The traded volume stood at 14.13M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 15.52M shares per day. The stock price moved 18.95 times to its earnings per share in the last trading session. Its dividend yield stands at 4.37 percent.

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Rehan Khan

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Rehan Khan has been involved in the financial sector for last 6 years. During that time he has been associated with many financial institutions, banks and brokerages. Rehan is also a graduate in finance and has been writing for last 2 years for various web publications, specializing in US stock markets, penny stocks, forex and commodities.

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