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 up 21 points (+0.1%) at 17,787 as of Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015, 1:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 158.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 359.6 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,241 issues advancing vs. 1,771 declining with 145 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), which is sporting a $1.55 gain (+2%) bringing the stock to $79.26. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 11.73 points or roughly accounting for 55.9% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Procter & Gamble currently sits at 5.8 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 8.1 million shares. Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $210.07 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 14.7% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.4%. The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care.