Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Cisco Systems (CSCO) Leads The Day Higher, Caterpillar (CAT) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up three points at 17,034 as of Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 15.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 295.4 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,092 issues advancing vs. 1,565 declining with 271 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), which is sporting a 13-cent gain (+0.5%) bringing the stock to $25.19. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 0.98 points or roughly accounting for 32.7% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Cisco Systems currently sits at 2.4 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 25 million shares.

Cisco Systems has a market cap of $128.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 11.7% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3%.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide.

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