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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) is trading up 46 points (+0.4%) at 13,031 as of Thursday, Nov 29, 2012, 9:35 a.m. ET. During this time, 28.8 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 628.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,237 issues advancing vs. 475 declining with 133 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be
), which is sporting a 21-cent gain (+1.6%) bringing the stock to $12.94. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 1.59 points or roughly accounting for 3.5% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Hewlett-Packard currently sits at 1.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 30.4 million shares.
Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $24.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 50.6% year to date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 4.3%.
Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.
- You can view the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report.
Holding back the Dow today is
), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 21-cent decline (-1.1%) bringing the stock to $19.88. Volume for Intel currently sits at 2.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 52.5 million shares.
Intel has a market cap of $99.17 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 17.2% year to date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 4.5%.
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms primarily in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and Japan. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Intel Ratings Report.
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