These were some of the biggest dividend stock performers on the upside and the downside in today’s market action.
Morgan Stanley (MS) – up 4%
Texas Instruments (TXN) – up 4%
Expedia (EXPE) – up 4%
The Gap Inc. (GPS) – up 3%
Staples (SPLS) – up 3%
Family Dollar Stores (FDO) – down 8%
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (KMP) – down 2%
CME Group (CME) – down 2%
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) – down 2%
Diageo plc (DEO) – down 2%
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