Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Nike (NKE) Leads The Day Higher, General Electric (GE) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 83 points (+0.5%) at 18,083 as of Thursday, Jun 11, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 13.1 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 353.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,825 issues advancing vs. 903 declining with 243 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Nike (NYSE: NKE), which is sporting a $1.35 gain (+1.3%) bringing the stock to $104.69. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 10.22 points or roughly accounting for 12.3% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Nike currently sits at 319,180 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.1 million shares.

Nike has a market cap of $69.14 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 7.5% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.1%.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for men, women, and kids worldwide.

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