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 down 51.0 points (-0.3%) at 17,315 as of Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 117.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 325.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 926 issues advancing vs. 2,050 declining with 164 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Chevron (NYSE: CVX), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.66 decline (-1.4%) bringing the stock to $115.12. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 12.56 points or roughly accounting for 24.6% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Chevron currently sits at 4.1 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.4 million shares. Chevron has a market cap of $227.78 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 6.5% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.6%. Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in petroleum, chemicals, mining, power generation, and energy operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream.