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The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) is trading down 113.0 points (-0.7%) at 16,388 as of Friday, Apr 25, 2014, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 140.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 416.7 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 862 issues advancing vs. 2,087 declining with 156 unchanged.

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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be

General Electric

(NYSE:

TheStreet Recommends

GE

), which is sporting a 22-cent gain (+0.8%) bringing the stock to $26.68. Volume for General Electric currently sits at 14.5 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 34.2 million shares.

General Electric has a market cap of $264.86 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 5.6% year-to-date as of Thursday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.4%.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide.

TheStreet Ratings rates General Electric as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

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