Dow Jones Biggest Losers in Focus: JPMorgan Chase, Home Depot and Caterpillar

US equities started the week on a negative note on Monday as the Dow Jones index fell 0.39 percent or 49.88 to close at 12,727.21. Standard & Poor’s 500 index declined 0.23 percent or 3.14 points to settle at 1,353.64 for the day while NASDAQ Composite slipped 0.40 percent or 11.53 points to 2,896.94. The top losers in DJIA composition are as under:

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) plummeted 2.72% in its yesterday’s session to close at $35.09. The traded volume stood at 48.85M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 46.89M shares per day. By the end of the session the stock’s price to earnings ratio stood at 7.91 times.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) declined 1.23% to close at $51.45. The traded volume stood at 7.93M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 12.29M shares per day. The company has floated 1.53B billion shares in the stock market out of its total outstanding common stock of 1.53B billion shares. Insiders hold 0.13% of the total outstanding common stock while 74.60% of outstanding shares are held by different institutions. By the end of the session the stock’s price to earnings ratio stood at 19.43 times.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) declined 1.12% in its last trading session to close at $81.15. The company has floated 650.86M billion shares in the stock market out of its total outstanding common stock of 652.50M billion shares. Insiders hold 0.29% of the total outstanding common stock while 65.30% of outstanding shares are held by different institutions.

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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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