Dow Today: Intel (INTC) Leads The Day Higher, Home Depot (HD) Lags
The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Intel (Nasdaq:INTC), which is sporting a 20-cent gain (+0.6%) bringing the stock to $35.01. Holding back the Dow today is Home Depot (NYSE:HD), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 23-cent decline (-0.3%) bringing the stock to $90.97.
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 42 points (+0.2%) at 17,118 as of Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 10 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 299.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,745 issues advancing vs. 918 declining with 294 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), which is sporting a 20-cent gain (+0.6%) bringing the stock to $35.01. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 1.51 points or roughly accounting for 3.6% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Intel currently sits at 1.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 34.9 million shares. Intel has a market cap of $172.99 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 34.1% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.6%. 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.