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 87.0 points (-0.5%) at 16,825 as of Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 123.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 301.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,139 issues advancing vs. 1,814 declining with 176 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Pfizer (NYSE: PFE), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 32-cent decline (-1.1%) bringing the stock to $29.14. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 2.42 points or roughly accounting for 2.8% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Pfizer currently sits at 17.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 25.6 million shares. Pfizer has a market cap of $192 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 2.9% year-to-date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.5%. Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. It offers medicines and vaccines, and various consumer healthcare products.