Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Walt Disney (DIS) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 10 points at 17,583 as of Monday, Nov 10, 2014, 1:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 171.9 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 324.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,612 issues advancing vs. 1,417 declining with 142 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 68-cent decline (-0.8%) bringing the stock to $89.32. Volume for Walt Disney currently sits at 4.9 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.5 million shares.

Walt Disney has a market cap of $157.92 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 17.8% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 0.9%.

The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive.

TheStreet Ratings rates Walt Disney as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

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