On March 19, 2015, Apple (AAPL) replaced AT&T, which had been a component of the DJIA since November 1916. Apple became the fourth company traded on the NASDAQ to be part of the Dow.
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Alcoa Inc. (AA), Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) will be dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average next week, in the biggest shake-up of the 30-stock index in almost a decade. Alcoa, a Dow component for 54 years, will be replaced by athletic gear maker Nike Inc. (NKE). Payments company Visa [...]
UnitedHealth Group, the health insurance company, will replace Kraft Foods in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most widely known barometer of the American stock market. The change will take effect at the start of trading Sept. 24. The change is meant to reflect the growing importance of health care spending in the U.S. economy. [...]