Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: E I Du Pont De Nemours & Company (DD) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 210.0 points (-1.2%) at 17,000 as of Thursday, Sep 25, 2014, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 64.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 298.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 381 issues advancing vs. 2,539 declining with 164 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE: DD), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 43-cent decline (-0.6%) bringing the stock to $72.40. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.25 points or roughly accounting for 1.5% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for E I du Pont de Nemours & Company currently sits at 1.2 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 4.1 million shares.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company has a market cap of $65.02 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 12.1% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.6%.

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