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 up 123 points (+0.7%) at 17,066 as of Monday, Jul 14, 2014, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 114.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 308.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,069 issues advancing vs. 930 declining with 155 unchanged.
EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.
The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Visa (NYSE: V), which is sporting a $4.36 gain (+2%) bringing the stock to $221.36. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 33.0 points or roughly accounting for 26.8% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Visa currently sits at 1.5 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 2.8 million shares. Visa has a market cap of $107.64 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.5% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 0.7%. Visa Inc., a payments technology company, operates as a retail electronic payments network worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities.