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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) is trading down 89.0 points (-0.5%) at 17,662 as of Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 12.4 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 331.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 830 issues advancing vs. 1,863 declining with 215 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be
), which is sporting a 35-cent gain (+1.2%) bringing the stock to $29.36. Volume for Intel currently sits at 1.4 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 32 million shares.
Intel has a market cap of $137.68 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 20.1% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.3%.
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments.
TheStreet Ratings rates Intel as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
- You can view the full Intel Ratings Report.
Holding back the Dow today is
), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $2.18 decline (-2.7%) bringing the stock to $78.44. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 16.5 points or roughly accounting for 18.5% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Procter & Gamble currently sits at 872,404 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 7.6 million shares.
Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $217.66 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 11.5% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.3%.
The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care.
TheStreet Ratings rates Procter & Gamble as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Procter & Gamble Ratings Report.