Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Leads The Day Higher

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 61 points (+0.3%) at 17,657 as of Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 18.8 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 341.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,188 issues advancing vs. 590 declining with 232 unchanged.
  • EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.

The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), which is sporting a 99-cent gain (+1.2%) bringing the stock to $83.81. This single gain is lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 7.49 points or roughly accounting for 12.3% of the Dow's overall gain. Volume for Exxon Mobil Corporation currently sits at one million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 11 million shares.

Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $351.33 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.4% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.5%.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania.

TheStreet Ratings rates Exxon Mobil Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE..

More from Markets

Video: This Is One Way Millennials Are Destroying Their Financial Future

Video: This Is One Way Millennials Are Destroying Their Financial Future

What Do Trade Wars Mean for High Yield Bond Investors?

What Do Trade Wars Mean for High Yield Bond Investors?

Oil Slips From Three-Year Peak After Trump Tweets Anger at OPEC

Oil Slips From Three-Year Peak After Trump Tweets Anger at OPEC

Swiss Franc Slides to Three-Year Low as U.S. Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs Bite

Swiss Franc Slides to Three-Year Low as U.S. Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs Bite

GE Beats Earnings Estimates and 4 Other Stories You Must Know Friday Morning

GE Beats Earnings Estimates and 4 Other Stories You Must Know Friday Morning