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Holding back the Dow today is Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 72-cent decline (-0.9%) bringing the stock to $78.61. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 5.45 points or roughly accounting for 10.5% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Procter & Gamble currently sits at 594,195 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of eight million shares.Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $215.38 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 12.9% year-to-date as of Thursday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.3%. The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. TheStreet Ratings rates Procter & Gamble as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
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