Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: United Technologies (UTX) Lower - TheStreet

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link

.

The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) is trading down 7.0 points at 17,803 as of Monday, Nov 24, 2014, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 133.8 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 327.9 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,735 issues advancing vs. 1,188 declining with 212 unchanged.

  • EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.

Holding back the Dow today is

United Technologies

(NYSE:

UTX

), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.03 decline (-0.9%) bringing the stock to $109.27. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 7.8 points or roughly accounting for 111.4% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for United Technologies currently sits at 3.9 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 4.1 million shares.

United Technologies has a market cap of $99.21 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.2%.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Technologies as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more

.

null