In early trading on Thursday, shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 4.3%. Year to date, Microsoft Corporation registers a 28.4% gain.
And the worst performing Dow component thus far on the day is 3M (MMM), trading down 10.3%. 3M is showing a gain of 3.2% looking at the year to date performance.
Two other components making moves today are Caterpillar (CAT), trading down 1.9%, and American Express (AXP), trading up 1.3% on the day.
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