Dow Today: Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Higher

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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.

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