Dow's 166-point fall led by losses for Boeing, Walgreens Boots shares

Dragged down by losses for shares of Boeing and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Wednesday afternoon. Shares of Boeing
BA,
-2.64%

and Walgreens Boots
WBA,
-2.89%

have contributed to the index’s intraday decline, as the Dow
DJIA,
-0.51%

was most recently trading 166 points lower (-0.5%). Boeing’s shares have declined $4.66, or 2.7%, while those of Walgreens Boots are down $1.12, or 2.7%, combining for an approximately 38-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include 3M
MMM,
-2.00%
,
Visa
V,
-1.24%
,
and Walt Disney
DIS,
-1.51%
.
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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