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

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 60 points (+0.3%) at 18,084 as of Monday, May 4, 2015, 1:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 155.7 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 375.9 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,798 issues advancing vs. 1,229 declining with 141 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), which is sporting a 21-cent gain (+0.2%) bringing the stock to $110.73. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 1.59 points or roughly accounting for 2.7% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Walt Disney currently sits at 4.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.4 million shares.

Walt Disney has a market cap of $184.78 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 17.3% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.1%.

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

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