Stocks were lower Tuesday as investors weighed the passage of the coronavirus relief bill and focused on the impact of the emergence of a new variant of the coronavirus in the U.K. and Europe
Here are the worst stocks in the Dow on Tuesday by their performance in percentage change during trading on Dec. 22.
1.Â Walgreens WBA |Â Decreased 2.61%
Last week drugstore chains WalgreensÂ (WBA) – Get ReportÂ and CVS HealthÂ (CVS) – Get ReportÂ said they will provide Pfizer’sÂ (PFE) – Get ReportÂ coronavirus vaccine to residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities starting next week, despite scheduling glitches cited by some nursing home operators.
2.Â Goldman Sachs GS |Â Decreased 2.51%
Banking stocks jumped Monday after the Federal Reserve granted lenders the ability to resume stock repurchases, beginning in the first quarter. Shares of Goldman SachsÂ (GS) – Get ReportÂ rose 6.80% on Monday during trading hours.
3. Amgen AMGN |Â Decreased 2.40%
4. Walmart WMT | Decreased 1.47%
5. Caterpillar CAT |Â Decreased 1.30%
CaterpillarÂ (CAT) – Get ReportÂ is an industrial stock bet that will be good to have if there are improved trade conditions between the U.S. and China. When It comes to China, President-Elect Joe Biden is starting to sound like President Donald Trump, which means this name could be set up for a fall.
All stock prices and activity referenced are pulled from Barchart.com