Dow Today: Intel (INTC) Leads The Day Higher, McDonald's (MCD) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 47 points (+0.3%) at 17,107 as of Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 32.1 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 299.9 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,873 issues advancing vs. 817 declining with 274 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), which is sporting a $2.06 gain (+6.5%) bringing the stock to $33.77. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 15.59 points or roughly accounting for 33.2% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Intel currently sits at 18.9 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 28.8 million shares.

Intel has a market cap of $156.76 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 22.2% year-to-date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.9%.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments.

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