The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Wednesday
The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Wednesday was Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) which traded higher by 3.30% at $111.27. The stock’s 52-week range is $92.00 to $134.54. Trading volume was about 10% below the daily average of around 55 million. A report that Apple will lease its new iPhones gave shares a boost today.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) traded up 2.91% at $43.04. The stock’s 52-week range is $39.72 to $50.05. About 29 million shares traded hands today, about 15% less than the daily average of about 34 million. The company had no specific news today.
The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) traded up 2.59% at $116.00. The stock’s 52-week range is $86.35 to $123.80. Trading volume was about 20% lower than the daily average of around 5.2 million. The company also had no specific news today.
McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) traded up 2.50% at $95.81. The stock’s 52-week range is $87.50 to $101.88. Trading volume was about equal to the daily average of around 5.8 million. The company announced that its stores will now offer an all-day breakfast menu.
Of the Dow 30 stocks 28 are set to close higher today and just 2 are on track to close lower.