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Dow Jones announced two new Dow components today, the first change to this major market index since 2004. Honeywell and Altria are out while Chevron and BofA are in. See how long the remaining 28 components have held their positions...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market, is making the first change in its lineup of 30 stocks in nearly four years, dropping Honeywell and Altria and adding Chevron and Bank of America.
Dow Jones just announced a change in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Chevron and Bank of America will replace Altria and Honeywell. Chevron is making a second tour; it came out in 1999. Last time there were changes in the Dow was April, 2004, when AIG, Pfizer and Verizon replaced the old AT&T, Eastman Kodak, and International Paper.
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Diversified manufacturer Honeywell International Inc said quarterly profit rose 17.8 percent, matching Wall Street's expectations, with sales and profits up across all its business units.
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Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your messages. Art writes, “Will a recession affect Honeywell (HON) stock more than others? It is viewed sometimes as a cyclical stock.”