Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Nike (NKE) Lower

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 14 points at 17,980 as of Thursday, Jun 25, 2015, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 65.4 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 341.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,191 issues advancing vs. 1,659 declining with 237 unchanged.
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Holding back the Dow today is Nike (NYSE: NKE), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.13 decline (-1.1%) bringing the stock to $105.09. Volume for Nike currently sits at one million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 2.7 million shares.

Nike has a market cap of $73.13 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 11.5% year-to-date as of Wednesday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1%.

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

TheStreet Ratings rates Nike as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

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