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Holding the Dow back today was Chevron (NYSE: CVX), which lagged the broader Dow index with a 56-cent decline (-0.5%) bringing the stock to $115.75. Volume for Chevron ended the day at 5.6 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.7 million shares.Chevron has a market cap of $220.14 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 6.9% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.7%. 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. TheStreet Ratings rates Chevron as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
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