Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Chevron (CVX) Leads The Day Higher, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 150 points (+0.8%) at 17,914 as of Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 15.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 354.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,106 issues advancing vs. 642 declining with 207 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Chevron (NYSE: CVX), which is sporting a $1.22 gain (+1.2%) bringing the stock to $101.64. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 9.23 points or roughly accounting for 6.2% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Chevron currently sits at 633,348 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.7 million shares.

Chevron has a market cap of $188.84 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.5% year-to-date as of Tuesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 4.3%.

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the petroleum, chemicals, and power and energy operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream.

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