Dow Today: Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Higher

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 186 points (+1.2%) at 15,987 as of Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014, 1:35 p.m. ET. During this time, 196.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 379.5 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,351 issues advancing vs. 643 declining with 140 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), which is sporting a $3.28 gain (+2%) bringing the stock to $164.28. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 24.82 points or roughly accounting for 13.3% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Goldman Sachs Group currently sits at 2.9 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of three million shares.

Goldman Sachs Group has a market cap of $73.39 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.2% year to date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.4%.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. provides investment banking, securities, and investment management services, as well as financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide.

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