Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Intel (INTC) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 180.0 points (-1%) at 17,896 as of Thursday, Jun 4, 2015, 1:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 213 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 360.7 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 579 issues advancing vs. 2,427 declining with 136 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 40-cent decline (-1.2%) bringing the stock to $32.33. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.03 points or roughly accounting for 1.7% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Intel currently sits at 21.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 32.2 million shares.

Intel has a market cap of $157.83 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.9%.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

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