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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) is trading down 57.0 points (-0.3%) at 16,903 as of Monday, Jul 28, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 15.1 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 305.5 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,275 issues advancing vs. 1,402 declining with 286 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be
), which is sporting an 81-cent gain (+1%) bringing the stock to $85.49. Volume for UnitedHealth Group currently sits at 93,984 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.7 million shares.
UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $83.95 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 12.5% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.8%.
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, revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 UnitedHealth Group Ratings Report.
Holding back the Dow today is
), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 26-cent decline (-1%) bringing the stock to $25.53. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 1.97 points or roughly accounting for 3.5% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for General Electric currently sits at 4.1 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 27.1 million shares.
General Electric has a market cap of $260.12 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 8% year-to-date as of Friday'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
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
- You can view the full General Electric Ratings Report.