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 33 points (+0.2%) at 17,937 as of Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 11.7 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 343.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,836 issues advancing vs. 875 declining with 262 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Chevron (NYSE: CVX), which is sporting a 95-cent gain (+0.9%) bringing the stock to $100.99. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 7.19 points or roughly accounting for 21.8% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Chevron currently sits at 331,426 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 6.5 million shares. Chevron has a market cap of $186.71 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 11.5% 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.