Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Boeing (BA) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 51.0 points (-0.3%) at 18,234 as of Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 79.5 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 362.9 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 912 issues advancing vs. 1,978 declining with 213 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $2.16 decline (-1.5%) bringing the stock to $145.19. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 16.35 points or roughly accounting for 32.1% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Boeing currently sits at 1.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of four million shares.

Boeing has a market cap of $101.25 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 13.4% year-to-date as of Thursday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.5%.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide.

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