Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: McDonald's (MCD) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 76.0 points (-0.4%) at 17,037 as of Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 1:06 p.m. ET. During this time, 148.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 298.5 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 968 issues advancing vs. 2,056 declining with 145 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 13-cent decline (-0.1%) bringing the stock to $94.57. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 0.98 points or roughly accounting for 1.3% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for McDonald's currently sits at 5.7 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 5.5 million shares.

McDonald's has a market cap of $92.46 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 2.4% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.6%.

McDonald's Corporation franchises and operates McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company's restaurants offer various food items, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages, as well as breakfast menus.

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