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

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 57.0 points (-0.3%) at 17,792 as of Monday, Jun 8, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 128.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 359.9 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,037 issues advancing vs. 1,919 declining with 182 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 (-1.3%) bringing the stock to $31.44. This single loss is lowering the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.03 points or roughly accounting for 5.3% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Intel currently sits at 17.3 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 32.3 million shares.

Intel has a market cap of $153.28 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 12.3% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3%.

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 no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

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