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 42 points (+0.2%) at 18,042 as of Thursday, Jun 11, 2015, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 63.7 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 1,708 issues advancing vs. 1,178 declining with 187 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), which is sporting a 37-cent gain (+1.3%) bringing the stock to $29.03. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 2.8 points or roughly accounting for 6.7% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Cisco Systems currently sits at 8.2 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 25 million shares. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $143.63 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 3% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3%. Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking products and services related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide.