Falls of the Day: American Express, Home Depot and Caterpillar

Correction was seen in US stock markets on Wednesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.62 percent or 77.42 points to settle at 12,496.38 for the day. Standard & Poor’s 500 index declined 0.70 percent or 9.30 points to 1,314.88 while NASDAQ Composite index dropped 0.86 percent or 24.46 to settle at 2,818.61 for the day. The top falls at Dow Jones for the day are as follows:

American Express Company (AXP) fell 2.44% to close at $55.10 in its last trading session. Total of 6.09M shares were traded while on average the share price trades with volume figure of 5.96M shares per day. The stock price moved 13.18 times to its earnings per share in the last trading session. Its dividend yield stands at 1.45 percent.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) fell 2.43% to close at $50.97 in its last trading session. The company’s total outstanding common stock accumulates up to 1.53B billion out of which 1.53B billion shares are floated in the stock market. In company’s outstanding commons stock structure, insiders hold 0.13% of outstanding shares while institutions have the ownership of 0.13% of company’s common stock.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) fell 2.02% to close at $85.29 in its last trading session. The company’s total outstanding common stock accumulates up to 652.50M billion out of which 650.86M billion shares are floated in the stock market. In company’s outstanding commons stock structure, insiders hold 0.29% of outstanding shares while institutions have the ownership of 0.29% of company’s common stock. The stock price moved 10.76 times to its earnings per share in the last trading session. Its dividend yield stands at 2.16 percent.

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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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