Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Procter & Gamble (PG) Higher

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 104 points (+0.6%) at 17,895 as of Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 12:36 p.m. ET. During this time, 122.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 351.5 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,771 issues advancing vs. 1,197 declining with 176 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), which is sporting a $1.02 gain (+1.3%) bringing the stock to $79.14. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 7.72 points or roughly accounting for 7.4% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Procter & Gamble currently sits at four million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 8.1 million shares.

Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $213.97 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 14.2% 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.

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