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

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 40 points (+0.2%) at 18,080 as of Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 135.7 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 1,713 issues advancing vs. 1,260 declining with 163 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is sporting a $2.83 gain (+2%) bringing the stock to $144.08. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 21.42 points or roughly accounting for 53.6% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Boeing currently sits at 2.5 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.9 million shares.

Boeing has a market cap of $97.17 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 8.7% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.6%.

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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