Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Microsoft (MSFT) Leads The Day Higher, Intel (INTC) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 65 points (+0.4%) at 18,076 as of Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 14.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 362 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,281 issues advancing vs. 1,394 declining with 264 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), which is sporting a 33-cent gain (+0.7%) bringing the stock to $47.25. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 2.5 points or roughly accounting for 3.8% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Microsoft currently sits at 1.5 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 37.5 million shares.

Microsoft has a market cap of $382.07 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1% year-to-date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.6%.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, markets, and supports software, services, and devices worldwide. The company's Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing segment licenses Windows operating system and related software; Microsoft Office for consumers; and Windows Phone operating system.

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