Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer.. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 19.0 points (-0.1%) at 18,021 as of Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 75.4 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 359.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,474 issues advancing vs. 1,426 declining with 185 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE: DD), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 45-cent decline (-0.6%) bringing the stock to $71.19. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.41 points or roughly accounting for 17.9% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for E I du Pont de Nemours & Company currently sits at 3.7 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.1 million shares. E I du Pont de Nemours & Company has a market cap of $64.28 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.8%. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company operates as a science and technology based company worldwide. The company's Agriculture segment offers corn hybrid, soybean, canola, sunflower, sorghum, inoculants, seed products, wheat, rice, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.