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 March 19, 2015 - 11:39 AM EDT
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E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (DD) Among Biggest DJIA Losers on March 19

Shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. led all laggers on the Dow Thursday with a decline of 1.97%. The DJIA closed at 17,959.00, which is a -0.65% change from the previous day's close.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the oldest stock market index of the U.S. stock market, tracking the price performance of 30 blue chip companies. The Dow is a price-weighted index, which means it is calculated by the share price of its components.

Here are today's worst performers on the Dow.

Today's Worst Performers:

1. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (DD) posted the largest drop with a loss of 1.97% to $74.51 a share. Shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. traded lower on volume of 5,973,440, as compared to its average of 4,219,300.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company is a science and engineering company that offers products and patents applications for agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

In the past 52 weeks, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. share prices have fallen 7.61%, from a high of $80.65. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. has a P/E of 19.4. It also pays a dividend yield of 2.47%.

2. Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) shares fell 1.93% today to $84.41 on volume of 12,689,750. Its average daily volume is 15,221,506.

Exxon Mobil Corporation is engaged in energy, involving exploration for, and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacture of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.

Exxon Mobil Corp. current price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 11.3. The company also carries a dividend yield of 3.21%. In the past 52 weeks, the share price of Exxon Mobil Corp. has tumbled 19.43% from a high of $104.76.

3. Chevron (CVX) also comes in as one of today's worst performers with a loss of 1.83% to $104.75. Chevron also pays a dividend yield of 4.01%.It has a current P/E ratio of 10.2.

Chevron Corp provides administrative, financial, management and technology support to U.S. & international subsidiaries that engage in fully integrated petroleum operations, chemicals operations, mining operations, and power and energy services.

Over the past 52 weeks, Chevron share prices have fallen 22.46% from a high of $135.1. Shares of Chevron traded lower on volume of 7,823,536, as compared to its average of 8,682,810

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Source: News (March 19, 2015 - 11:39 AM EDT)

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