Dow Today: Boeing (BA) Leads The Day Higher, Cisco Systems (CSCO) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 12 points at 16,663 as of Thursday, Aug 14, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 15.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 302.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,831 issues advancing vs. 823 declining with 283 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is sporting a 90-cent gain (+0.7%) bringing the stock to $122.88. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 6.81 points or roughly accounting for 56.8% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Boeing currently sits at 141,818 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 4.2 million shares.

Boeing has a market cap of $86.81 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 10.6% year-to-date as of Wednesday'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.

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