Dow Today: United Technologies (UTX) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 10 points at 15,771 as of Monday, Nov 11, 2013, 12:30 p.m. ET. During this time, 116.4 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 376.4 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,510 issues advancing vs. 1,410 declining with 113 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 73-cent decline (-0.7%) bringing the stock to $107.82. Volume for United Technologies currently sits at 1.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 2.9 million shares.

United Technologies has a market cap of $98.43 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 30.8% year to date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.2%.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

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