Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 29.0 points (-0.2%) at 16,366 as of Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014, 11:35 a.m. ET. During this time, 135.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 403.5 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,229 issues advancing vs. 1,681 declining with 174 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), which is sporting a $2.94 gain (+1.7%) bringing the stock to $171.67. Volume for Goldman Sachs Group currently sits at 2.4 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.2 million shares. Goldman Sachs Group has a market cap of $74.59 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 7.1% year to date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.3%. 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.