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) is trading down 31.0 points (-0.2%) at 17,641 as of Monday, Jan 26, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 161.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 339 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,862 issues advancing vs. 1,107 declining with 185 unchanged.
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), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.07 decline (-1.2%) bringing the stock to $89.01. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 8.1 points or roughly accounting for 26.1% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Procter & Gamble currently sits at 4.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of seven million shares.
Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $247.57 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 1.1% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.8%.
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 good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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