Dragged down by losses for shares of Travelers and Apple Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Travelers TRV, -3.13% and Apple Inc. AAPL, -2.65% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.54% was most recently trading 225 points lower (-0.8%).
Travelers’s shares are down $3.71, or 3.2%, while those of Apple Inc. are down $3.82, or 3.1%, combining for a roughly 50-point drag on the Dow. Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -2.29%, Boeing BA, -3.11%, and Walgreens Boots WBA, -2.03% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.