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 97.0 points (-0.6%) at 16,466 as of Friday, Aug 1, 2014, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 188 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 303.2 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 828 issues advancing vs. 2,201 declining with 119 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 55-cent decline (-0.5%) bringing the stock to $119.93. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 4.16 points or roughly accounting for 4.3% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Boeing currently sits at 3.2 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.9 million shares. Boeing has a market cap of $88.12 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 11.7% year-to-date as of Thursday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.4%. The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide.