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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) is trading down 15.0 points at 16,164 as of Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014, 9:35 a.m. ET. During this time, 19.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 394.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,843 issues advancing vs. 866 declining with 233 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be
), which is sporting a $1.52 gain (+0.8%) bringing the stock to $184.75. Volume for International Business Machines currently sits at 174,831 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 5.1 million shares.
International Business Machines has a market cap of $199.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.2% year to date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.1%.
International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide.
TheStreet Ratings rates International Business Machines as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
- You can view the full International Business Machines Ratings Report.
Holding back the Dow today is
), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 41-cent decline (-0.5%) bringing the stock to $74.91. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.1 points or roughly accounting for 20.7% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for UnitedHealth Group currently sits at 107,416 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 4.9 million shares.
UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $75.19 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 0% year to date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.5%.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States.
TheStreet Ratings rates UnitedHealth Group as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full UnitedHealth Group Ratings Report.