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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) closed up 22 points (+0.1%) at 15,324. During the day, 576.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 591.2 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio closed at 1,779 issues advancing vs. 1,213 declining with 124 unchanged.
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The Dow component that led the way higher today was
), which sported a $1.45 gain (+1.5%) bringing the stock to $100.54. This single gain lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 10.97 points or roughly accounting for 49.9% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Boeing ended the day at 4.8 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 5.1 million shares.
Boeing has a market cap of $75.95 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 32.8% year to date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.9%.
The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and support of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Boeing as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
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Holding the Dow back today was
), which lagged the broader Dow index with a 60-cent decline (-0.8%) bringing the stock to $75.63. Volume for Wal-Mart Stores ended the day at 6.2 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 7.5 million shares.
Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $254.37 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.4%.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Wal-Mart Stores as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
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