Top Losing Stocks at Dow Jones: Caterpillar, Hewlett Packard and Alcoa

Bears were on the move on Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 0.75 percent or 101.37 points for the day to 13,457.55. Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 1.05 percent or 15.30 to settle at 1,441.59 while NASDAQ Composite declined 1.36 percent or 43.05 to close at 3,117.73.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) plunged 4.25% to close at $87.01. The traded volume stood at 13.93M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 7.00M shares per day. Looking at its price history the share price has traded within the prices ranges of $67.54 to $116.95 in last one year. By the end of the session the stock’s price to earnings ratio stood at 9.73 times. Its dividend yield stands at 2.39 percent.

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) fell 2.91% to close at $16.71 in yesterday’s session. The traded volume stood at 28.06M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 22.21M shares per day. Looking at its price history the share price has traded within the prices ranges of $16.70 to $30.00 in last one year.

Alcoa, Inc. (AA) dropped 2.43% to close at $8.84 on Tuesday’s session. Looking at its price history the share price has traded within the prices ranges of $7.97 to $11.66 in last one year. The traded volume stood at 23.21M shares as compared to its average traded volume of 16.04M shares per day. By the end of the session the stock’s price to earnings ratio stood at 151.73 times. Its dividend yield stands at 1.36 percent.

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